Tag: Airbnb

Interview with Appear Here CEO Ross Bailey | Business Insider

Interview with Appear Here CEO Ross Bailey | Business Insider

Bailey had the idea for the business while running his own pop-up. He quit school at 16 to move from his home in Buckinghamshire to London and was involved in several entrepreneurial endeavours before running a temporary fashion stall in Soho to coincide with the 2012 London Olympics. He noticed that people were coming up […]

Super Bowl fans can expect high prices for trip to Minneapolis | Curbed

Super Bowl fans can expect high prices for trip to Minneapolis | Curbed

Crazy Airbnb prices have been getting a good laugh in the media leading up to the Super Bowl for a few years now, but even funnier, those opportunistic listings almost always go unbooked. Beyond Pricing, a tech company that uses data to help Airbnb hosts price their listings, says it usually sees a surge of […]

Pass the Keys and make Airbnb rental hassle-free | Property118

Pass the Keys and make Airbnb rental hassle-free | Property118

Pass the Keys – UK’s leading Airbnb management service is based in Greater London and operating in London, Bath, Brighton, Bristol, Cambridge, Edinburgh, Manchester, Oxford and just expanded to York and Glasgow. Pass The Keys overs a hassle-free Host-Service around the globe using the concept of the sharing economy. Through an efficient use of vacant […]

How tech is disrupting the vacation rental market [Video] | Yahoo! Finance

How tech is disrupting the vacation rental market [Video] | Yahoo! Finance

The Portland, Oregon–based startup says its dynamic pricing system guarantees homeowners they’ll make more money with Vacasa than any other platform, including Airbnb. Johnson explains that Vacasa’s newly revamped pricing software considers hundreds of real-time data points for its 5,200 rental properties in 17 US states and 10 countries including Italy, Spain, France, Chile, Costa […]

Weekend Project: Real World AirBnB Data Science and Pricing Bot | Berlin Buzzwords

Weekend Project: Real World AirBnB Data Science and Pricing Bot | Berlin Buzzwords

This tutorial is motivated by the speaker’s own experience–he has a spare apartment and a guest apartment in the Logan Square neighborhood of Chicago that he began renting on Airbnb.  Trapped indoors throughout the savage Chicago winter, he spent his time building a bot that seeks to optimize the listing price and apartment description for […]

Why the Airbnb Calculator Sets Prices of Airbnb Listings Too Low | Get Paid For Your Pad

Why the Airbnb Calculator Sets Prices of Airbnb Listings Too Low | Get Paid For Your Pad

Airbnb released a new tool to help their hosts improve their listings: the Airbnb calculator. Pricing is by far the most complicated aspect of Airbnb hosting. How do you know what the optimal price is? Ideally, you want to set prices high when demand is high (in the high season, during special events for example) […]

Honing its dynamic pricing formula, Vacasa wants to make homeowners more cash than Airbnb | TechCrunch

Honing its dynamic pricing formula, Vacasa wants to make homeowners more cash than Airbnb | TechCrunch

Vacasa takes a lot of pride in its pricing algorithm, which it touts as far more dynamic than the pricing schemes used by other vacation rental sites. Initially developed in 2010 by Vacasa chief analytics officer Scott Breon, the company’s revamped Yield Management 2.0 system aims to make homeowners more than comparable systems, leveraging machine […]

Research: Hotels hold pricing power amid Airbnb growth | Revenue Hub

Research: Hotels hold pricing power amid Airbnb growth | Revenue Hub

New research from STR shows hotels in 13 markets across the globe have largely maintained compression nights and rate growth even as Airbnb supply has jumped significantly. Airbnb is already one of the largest players in the world of lodgings, and the company has enjoyed a period of exponential growth, but the hotel industry has […]

How Online Prices Depend on Supply | MediaVidi

How Online Prices Depend on Supply | MediaVidi

How Supply Affects Similar Services AirBnB and Uber are classic examples of supply affecting price. Both services allow you to share one of your most valuable assets with strangers for a price. But one service increases prices while the other lowers prices. #AirBnB and #Uber are two sides of the same coin! One drives prices […]

Airbnb makes it harder for hotels to price-gouge customers during compression nights | Quartz

Airbnb makes it harder for hotels to price-gouge customers during compression nights | Quartz

Hotels have worried about Airbnb’s impact on their sold-out nights before. In July 2015, Pebblebrook Hotel Trust CEO Jon Bortz admitted during an earnings call that Airbnb was limiting what the company could charge for rooms during “leisure-driven” conventions and events. “If you look at business around marathons as an example, where we used to […]