1 Jun 2020

Summer 2020: what can vacation rentals expect?

Summer 2020 is here! Instead of a flood of guests filling our booking calendars, our hearts are filled with a certain amount of dread, and our heads brim with questions about what this summer will mean for our small businesses. A worldwide pandemic has taken a giant bite out of our summer dreams and brought the entire travel industry to its knees. Airbnb has delayed its much-anticipated IPO and laid off 25,000 employees worldwide. In

San Francisco Short-Term Rental Management1 Jun 2020

Your Airbnb is clean, but is It sanitized?

As a worldwide health crisis developed, San Francisco based HostWell, Inc. emerged as a leader in providing cleaning and sanitation services for vacation rental industry. In Mid-March when the Coronavirus Pandemic “Safe At home” orders began, the bay Area Short-term Management and Cleaning company implemented a 24-hour waiting period between bookings and adopted more stringent cleaning protocols to ensure guest and host safety. Recently, Airbnb, VRBO, and Booking.com all announced new cleaning protocols and cleaning

1 Jun 2020

Is It Safe to Host in My Home?

Sharing your home with guests. These hosts truly put the “share” in home-sharing, but they are the most vulnerable of the short-term rental industry. Airbnb hosts who share space in a home they also occupy face many tough questions as they reopen in the wake of the pandemic. This sector of the short-term rental market has been particularly hard hit by Covid-19. Keith Freedman is the owner and founder of HostWell and an Airbnb superhost