Articles by tag: airbnb

Airbnb Isn’t Collapsing, But Revenue is Slightly Down. Is It Still Wise to Invest in the Short-Term Rental Market?

The Big Deal Airbnb revenue collapse

The last couple of weeks have been littered with headlines sounding the alarms on the short-term rental market. As one key viral tweet framed it, new data shows Airbnb is collapsing; revenue is tanking for Airbnb properties across key metros in the U.S. from Phoenix and New Orleans to Austin and Denver. According to…

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Architecture & Design
‘The Airbnb Effect’ on America’s Housing Market

As the United States faces a housing shortage (according to research published by Freddie Mac, the shortage of housing units stood at 3.8 million by the end of 2020), locals are pointing accusatory fingers towards ‘the Airbnb effect’ on the housing market. Research published in the Harvard Business Review shows that single-time rental platforms…

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Hospitality
Travel Tech Innovator Gives a Vision for Hospitality’s Future

Even as COVID’s Delta variant surges across the US, interstate tourism ebbs and flows between setting new highs and lows, with states like Florida seeing tourism numbers higher than pre-pandemic levels, while the TSA reports a 10-week low in travelers as the pandemic resurges in parts of the country. How is this remaining uncertainty in…

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Hospitality
How a Travel Tech Startup is Solving the Luggage Storage Problem Through Crowdsourcing

Driven by consumer desires for new experiences, innovative technologies and environmental impacts – travel is changing. Host Sarah Dandashy explores the technologies and logistics that power travel and the brands that build unforgettable experiences.   Traveling is one of the most rewarding endeavors, but it is also one of the most challenging. One hurdle is storing things…

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Introducing Dtravel, a Blockchain-based Airbnb Rival

SYDNEY, Australia, June 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Former executives from Airbnb, Expedia, and other global technology companies have joined forces with Binance-backed Travala.com to launch Dtravel, a decentralized platform for the home-sharing economy facilitating short and long-term stays payable with cryptocurrency and traditional payment methods. Dtravel is backed by a $5M seed fundraising round from Kenetic…

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Hospitality
People Don’t Miss Business Travel, says Airbnb CEO

Airbnb’s quarterly revenue blitzed analysts’ estimates, but it declined to give a financial forecast and is cautious about 20-21. CEO Brian Chesky tells Bloomberg Technology’s Emily Chang that indications are pointing to a big rebound in travel and the company is preparing for it. — Transcript:   Chesky: Our model is inherently adaptable, so however…

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Hospitality
Airbnb Files to Go Public, Emphasizing “Community”

Despite a severe hit to its travel-based business model as a result of the pandemic, Airbnb has seen a rebound and is positive about building upon the net profits it saw in the last quarter. With positive earnings, the company announced its bid to IPO with a comprehensive prospectus. The company saw $219 million in…

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Fan-Centric Business Transformation
Prop Room
May 23, 2024

In this episode of the Fans First series, Jesse Cole, the mastermind behind the Savannah Bananas, shares with us that in the vibrant world of marketing, creativity knows no bounds—a philosophy embodied by a prop room and studio teeming with eclectic costumes and outlandish ideas. This creative hub, seemingly disconnected from conventional themes like bananas,…

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Ace Gardner and Jacob Lewis discuss NIL Deals and Transfer Portals
NIL Deals and Transfer Portals are Also Impacting College Staff and Their Roles
May 23, 2024

College sports is undergoing a significant transformation with the advent of Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) rights and the increasing prevalence of transfer portals. These changes are reshaping how college staff operate, presenting both opportunities and challenges. With the rise of NIL deals and transfer portals, understanding the behind-the-scenes impact on college coaching staff…

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sales process automation
The Future of Business Success Lies in Real-Time Feedback and Sales Process Automation
May 22, 2024

Amid the rapid pace of technological advancements, sales processes are undergoing significant changes. Companies are increasingly pressured to enhance efficiency, accuracy, and customer satisfaction. According to Forrester’s 2023 report, a staggering 90% of global business buyers experienced stalled purchasing processes due to economic headwinds, emphasizing the importance of price transparency and the need for…

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thaly palanisamy as new president
Stenograph, LLC Announces Thaly Palanisamy as New President
May 22, 2024

Stenograph, LLC is pleased to announce Thaly Palanisamy as president. In his role, Mr. Palanisamy will guide Stenograph in executing its strategic vision: Empowering the capture, preservation, and accessibility of verbatim records. “Thaly’s leadership skills, combined with the Stenograph strategy deployed by our talented team, will ensure success as we charter our course for the…

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How A Hotel Chain is Bridging the Gap Between Tech and Service
October 22, 2020

On this episode of Say Yes to Travel, host Sarah Dandashy sat down with Will Seggos, Technology and Digital Strategy Director for View Hotels and noted hospitality consultant. Seggos joined the team at View Hotels last year, bringing a fresh perspective and a long history in working in technology to the start of a rebrand….

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Will COVID-19 Affect Travel Demand Post-Pandemic?: Say Yes To Travel
April 16, 2020

John Dekker is the one of the best Travel Agents I know. He’s been in the game for over 20 years with his company, but has worked for airlines, created model airplanes, and grew up with a father in the travel biz. He knows everything about travel! With over 30 years of experience in…

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This Week’s Top Headlines in B2B
November 22, 2019

Here are the biggest headlines this week in B2B. We start with a 500 million-dollar deal! That’s the final figure on the agreement between AirBnb and the International Olympic Committee. AirBnb will provide housing in Olympic cities for the next five games, through 2029. The deal means cities will no longer have to spend millions…

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Business Casual 11/20/19: The Olympics, The Holidays and the Drive-Thru
November 21, 2019

On this episode of Business Casual, hosts Geoffrey Short, Ben Thomas and Lauren Farrell discuss the importance of speed and immediacy to customers through three different stories. The trio digs into AirBnb’s partnership with the International Olympic Committee, how retailers are bracing for the holiday rush, and how KFC plans to master the current landscape…

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Why AirBnb is Entering a New Frontier
August 15, 2019

Airbnb has spent the past several years trying to grow the corporate side of its business and just took a big step forward with the acquisition of Urbandoor. The demand for long-term accommodations for business travelers is growing at a rapid pace. Airbnb for Business has tripled in recent years and now accounts for…

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What Hotels Are Doing to Stay Fresh in 2019
December 20, 2018

Hospitality is one of the most innovative industries in modern day. The sector has seen gradual but consistent growth in the last decade, and that trend will likely continue. Since supply is high, so is competition, which drives much of the evolution currently taking place. The new trends manifest themselves in various areas, but two…

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