It’s no secret that the hospitality industry is one of the fastest growing, and always changing industries in the world. The year 2015 didn’t show any signs of that changing especially with some major moves made throughout the industry. With new companies such as Airbnb entering the travel space, it was time for some […]
It’s tough to go more than a few days without hearing Airbnb or VRBO-giant HomeAway in the news. These dwelling rentals, along with transportation startups like Uber and Lyft, are putting a face on the concept of the sharing economy, and they are forcing major brands and consumers to take notice. Do you have […]
According to the recent findings of a Blueshift Research report, HomeAway’s new (and optional) pay-per-booking (PPB) model has caused some dissatisfaction for vacation rental managers with 250 or fewer properties. The report, “AWAY Growing with Large Property Managers; Airbnb Coming On,” also indicates that Airbnb is gaining with these smaller Vacation Rental Management Companies (VRMC’s).