Airbnb publicly revealed its initial public offering documents on Monday, reporting $US2.5 billion in revenue for the first nine months of this year – down 32% from the first nine months of 2019 – and a net loss of $US696.9 million during that same period. The filing is outside investors’ […]
The pandemic has already drastically changed the way people travel. Business Insider is putting together a list of the individuals and teams shaping the future of the travel and hospitality industries. We want to hear from you about the companies and brands that have pivoted their current businesses or created […]
A man built a dreamy treehouse in the woods and it’s available on Airbnb. Kyle Longwell’s “Owl in the Oak” treehouse is in the middle of the woods 30 minutes from downtown Atlanta. It’s covered in fairy lights, has no internet, and is surrounded by trees and a stream. The […]
Vacation rentals globally have rebounded 127% since April after coronavirus lockdowns halted nearly all travel, according to a report from AirDNA. Short-term rentals on platforms like Airbnb and VRBO reached rock bottom around April 5, but have nearly returned to pre-pandemic levels, according to AirDNA. Beach towns and other leisure […]
As the coronavirus continues to spread around the globe, hotels are seeing unprecedented declines in occupancy, and healthcare agencies are rushing to find resources and beds for medical workers and patients. Last week, global property management services company Cloudbeds and the American Hotel and Lodging Association launched campaigns to connect […]
I’ve been renting out my home on Airbnb for four years and I love it, but there are a few things I wish I’d know before I got started. For one thing, I’ve learned that using a third-party pricing tool means I can charge the best rate for the season […]
Sonder is an apartment-rental company that claims to combine the best parts of a hotel and a private home. It’s one of several new hybrid companies like Lyric and Blueground that combine elements of hotels and apartment rentals. Unlike Airbnb, which is mainly made up of individuals renting out their […]
Sonder is an apartment-rental company that offers rentals in properties it leases and manages. It’s one of several new hybrid companies like Lyric and Blueground that combine elements of hotels and Airbnbs. In contrast to Airbnb, which is mainly made up of individual owners listing their homes and apartments, Sonder […]
Rental data company AirDNA compiled a list of the least seasonal vacation destinations where owners can expect to see profits all year round. Big cities in the south and west like Sacramento and Raleigh made the list, though a third of the spots went to beaches in Hawaii. Visit Business […]
The tiny house builder Escape is distributing free rental units to anyone who’s willing to manage them for a year. The company has designed hundreds of mobile tiny homes, some of which are available on Airbnb. Escape will deliver its free rentals to any location within 100 miles of the […]
Castle-rental demand is on the rise for vacations, according to HomeAway’s 2019 trend report. We teamed up with HomeAway to find some of the coolest castle rentals around the world, ranging from $US717 to $US3,165 a night. From historic French chateaus and medieval Scottish castles to modern Jamaican villas, you […]
For your next vacation, treat yourself luxuriously. We teamed up with HomeAway to find home rentals with some of the best luxury amenities around the world. From a villa in Spain with a helicopter landing pad to a home in Jamaica with a chef and butler, these luxury vacation rentals […]
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