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Articles tagged “vrbo”

Hotels

The Professionalization of Airbnb Hosts

The future of Airbnb is not the guy who rents out his place on the weekend. It's the professionals who know what they're doing, and sell rooms every night of the week. This is the real debate going forward.

The Professionalization of Airbnb Hosts

Hotels

How One Tennessee Town Is Rethinking Zoning in the Age of Airbnb

As news of collaborative consumption moves from big urban centers to smaller ones, there will be more productive discussions like this.

How One Tennessee Town Is Rethinking Zoning in the Age of Airbnb

Hotels

Florida Is Becoming the Next Unlikely Battleground of the Sharing Economy

The move to roll back Florida's ban on local regulation of short-term rentals demonstrates that even big vacation destinations struggle with the challenge of balancing quality of life for locals and housing options for visitors.

Florida Is Becoming the Next Unlikely Battleground of the Sharing Economy

Hotels

San Francisco Sues Landlords for Evicting Tenants to Make Room for Vacation Rentals

Expect more cases like this as city and state officials -- not always the fastest to tune into trends -- begin to pay closer attention to the sharing economy.

San Francisco Sues Landlords for Evicting Tenants to Make Room for Vacation Rentals

Hotels

Airbnb’s Best Hosts Aren’t Going to Like San Francisco’s New Airbnb-Friendly Law

The proposed law takes Airbnb's claim that hosts only rent out their place from time to time and builds the new rules around it. This bodes terribly for its best hosts -- who rent all the time.

Airbnb’s Best Hosts Aren’t Going to Like San Francisco’s New Airbnb-Friendly Law

Hotels

Florida Communities Fight With State Legislature to Regulate Vacation Rentals

While the existing law makes some things much easier, local communities are usually in the best position to decide how their town manages housing and development.

Florida Communities Fight With State Legislature to Regulate Vacation Rentals

Online Travel

The Top Online Travel Booking Sites for January 2014

2014 will be an interesting year to watch from traffic perspective. While Priceline Group has a huge lead, Expedia and Tripadvisor family will continue to duke it out.

The Top Online Travel Booking Sites for January 2014

Hotels

HomeAway Transforms Its World With Extension of New Business Model To VRBO

Pay per booking is the next big thing, as far as HomeAway is concerned, and it is phasing it the new optional business model to its fiefdom around the world.

HomeAway Transforms Its World With Extension of New Business Model To VRBO

Hotels

New Skift Trends Report: What the Sharing Economy Means to the Future of Travel

New Skift Trends Report: What the Sharing Economy Means to the Future of Travel

Tourism

Hawaii Residents Don’t Want the Sharing Economy In Their Town

The homeowners of NYC lofts to those of Hawaii bungalows are dealing with the effects of a growing sharing economy in which tourists are as likely to be found in hotels as next door. The legal shakeout will continue throughout 2014.

Hawaii Residents Don’t Want the Sharing Economy In Their Town