How Are Airbnb And Vrbo Different

As a short-term rental management company, we’re often asked which online rental platform is best. Well, that depends on your particular property and hosting situation. If you are renting individual rooms in a hosted property, Airbnb is your best option as a primary rental platform. If you are renting out your entire house un-hosted, both Airbnb and Vrbo are good options. But are they both the same? There are key differences between the two top

Trends From 2020 That Will Continue in 2021

The year 2020 saw changes for the travel industry and travelers worldwide. As a worldwide pandemic and mandatory lockdowns closed borders and cities, new rules and regulations changed the way we travel. And the most significant change can in where we stay when we travel. Lobbies, crowded elevators, shared dining spaces – few hotel aspects lend themselves to a global pandemic. Throughout 2020, alternative accommodations gained a significant leg up on traditional lodging. Mid-city apartments

The Long, Slow Road to Revenue Recovery

Short-term Rentals, Present and Future Even though 2020 is winding down, COVID-19 hasn’t taken a break. The entire travel industry is still reeling from the pandemic. And the month of October began with airlines laying off thousands of employees. However, travel is a resilient industry and recovery will happen in time. Recently TSA clocked one million passengers in a single day of flying. That’s the most people flying since the start of the pandemic.  Leisure

Which Corona Will Dominate Your Summer?

In 2019, the only Corona affecting your travel plans came in a bottle. Countries all over the world instituted shelter-in place, travel restrictionist and even bans on short-term renting.  Most cities in the US are starting to relax restrictions.   Some think it’s too soon while others think we’ve overreacted and infringed upon basic freedoms. According to an article from Vox, it took Wuhan nearly 3 months of intense lockdown to achieve an R0 value