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‘The Airbnb Effect’ on America’s Housing Market

The Airbnb Effect
  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 Read more


Identifying Lightning Damage on Pecan Trees
Identifying Lightning Damage on Pecan Trees: Tips from TreeNewal
June 7, 2023

Join ISA Certified Arborist Wes Rivers from TreeNewal as he examines the aftermath of lightning damage on a pecan tree. In this insightful video, Wes highlights the path taken by the lightning bolt through the tree, causing superheating of the water inside. The resulting vapor expansion creates visible damage to the tree. The tree’s survival […]

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Transforming Coverage to Meet Healthcare Needs with SCAN Health Plan
June 7, 2023

John Petito, SVP of Transformation at SCAN Health Plan joins the podcast to share his story and how his work is helping enable new types of healthcare coverage for diverse populations. Join us to hear how Health Plans are beginning to evolve their approach to addressing the needs of older adults and the LGBTQ+ community […]

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Finding Your Identity with Dustin Odham
June 6, 2023

In an era where screens dominate our time, finding your personal identity becomes a challenge. Our generation is shaping itself based on an increasingly virtual world, often losing touch with the inner self. In fact, a recent study suggests that we could end up spending at least ten years of our life in front of […]

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‘The Airbnb Effect’ on America’s Housing Market
April 5, 2023

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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Travel Tech Innovator Gives a Vision for Hospitality’s Future
August 20, 2021

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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How a Travel Tech Startup is Solving the Luggage Storage Problem Through Crowdsourcing
July 8, 2021

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
June 16, 2021

SYDNEY, Australia, June 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Former executives from Airbnb, Expedia, and other global technology companies have joined forces with Binance-backed 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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People Don’t Miss Business Travel, says Airbnb CEO
March 17, 2021

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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Airbnb Files to Go Public, Emphasizing “Community”
November 23, 2020

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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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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