Vacation rental

From Breaking the Glass Ceiling to Breaking Hotel Ground: Wyndham Announces Program to Support Advancement of Women-Owned Hotels

Wednesday, August 4, 2021 - 2:00pm

Wyndham's Women Own the Room program is intended to be a resource to help overcome common barriers women face in hotel development and to help them effectively open and run their hotels.

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  • Wyndham's Women Own the Room program is intended to be a resource to help overcome common barriers women face in hotel development and to help them effectively open and run their hotels.
  • "Introducing more women entrepreneurs to hotel ownership is great for women, and great for our industry.
  • Wyndham Hotels & Resorts (NYSE: WH) is the world's largest hotel franchising company by the number of properties, with approximately 9,000 hotels across nearly 95 countries on six continents.
  • The Company's award-winning Wyndham Rewards loyalty program offers 89 million enrolled members the opportunity to redeem points at thousands of hotels, vacation club resorts and vacation rentals globally.

Exclusive Asset Management Firm Echelon Luxury Properties Announces Grand Opening in Florida's Emerald Coast

Tuesday, August 3, 2021 - 6:03pm

SANTA ROSA BEACH, Fla., Aug. 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Echelon Luxury Properties, a premium asset management firm offering boutique services for high-end vacation rentals, announces their grand opening in Northwest Florida's Emerald Coast

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  • SANTA ROSA BEACH, Fla., Aug. 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Echelon Luxury Properties, a premium asset management firm offering boutique services for high-end vacation rentals, announces their grand opening in Northwest Florida's Emerald Coast
    The firm's growing luxury portfolio consists of exquisite vacation rental properties from Destin to Rosemary Beach.
  • Echelon Luxury Properties provides access to a dedicated, highly trained concierge team that will ensure the stay is personalized to traveler's needs.
  • Echelon Luxury Properties is currently accepting applications for new properties to join their exclusive portfolio.
  • To learn more about this or if you have any questions about Echelon's exclusive asset management services please visit EchelonLuxuryProperties.com .

Vacasa, North America’s Leading Vacation Rental Management Platform, to Be Publicly Listed Through Combination with TPG Pace Solutions

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 1:00pm

Vacasa , the leading vacation rental management platform in North America, has entered into an agreement to become a publicly traded company through a business combination with TPG Pace Solutions , a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC).

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  • Vacasa , the leading vacation rental management platform in North America, has entered into an agreement to become a publicly traded company through a business combination with TPG Pace Solutions , a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC).
  • Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. and TPG Capital BD, LLC acted as financial advisor to TPG Pace Solutions.
  • Vacasa is the leading vacation rental management platform in North America, transforming the vacation rental experience from inefficient and inconsistent, to reliable and technology-forward.
  • Due to known and unknown risks, actual results may differ materially from TPG Pace Solutions or Vacasas expectations or projections.

Airbnb to Announce Second Quarter 2021 Results

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 9:05pm

SAN FRANCISCO, July 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Airbnb, Inc. (NASDAQ: ABNB) today announced that the company's second quarter 2021 financial results will be released after market close on Thursday, August 12, 2021.

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  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Airbnb, Inc. (NASDAQ: ABNB) today announced that the company's second quarter 2021 financial results will be released after market close on Thursday, August 12, 2021.
  • The company's shareholder letter will be made available on the Airbnb Investor Relations website at https://investors.airbnb.com .
  • Airbnb will host an audio webcast to discuss its results at 2 p.m. PT / 5 p.m.
  • The link to the webcast will be made available on the Investor Relations website at https://investors.airbnb.com .

Club Wyndham Celebrates Vacationers’ Return to Cities With Discounts in Urban Destinations

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 2:00pm

Club Wyndham resorts offer a more comfortable way to travel, with most suites featuring multiple bedrooms, fully-equipped kitchens and relaxed living spaces.

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  • Club Wyndham resorts offer a more comfortable way to travel, with most suites featuring multiple bedrooms, fully-equipped kitchens and relaxed living spaces.
  • Club Wyndham is the flagship vacation ownership brand in the Wyndham Destinations , portfolio, the worlds largest vacation ownership and exchange business.
  • From the busy streets of the Big Apple to the calming shores of Hawaii, Club Wyndham owners have access to more than 240 resorts to unlock new cities, new experiences and new destinations.
  • All Club Wyndham resorts participate in Wyndham Rewards, the number one hotel rewards program as named by readers of USA TODAY with more than 30,000 hotels, vacation club resorts and vacation rentals globally.

Vrbo - One Size DOESN’T Fit All: The Traditional Family Holiday Is More unique Than Ever

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 4:06pm

With nearly 3 million Brits in single parent families1, the research from Vrbo highlights how the shape of the so-called traditional family holiday is changing.

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  • With nearly 3 million Brits in single parent families1, the research from Vrbo highlights how the shape of the so-called traditional family holiday is changing.
  • But how can a holiday as a single parent be relaxing for all the family?
  • And what are the pain points faced by single parents when looking to take their family away?
  • Although officially on holiday, the only real difference to daily life for a single parent can be the change in scenery.

Wine Ambassador Launches Wine Club to Help Airbnb Hosts Attract More Visitors and Earn Extra Income

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 - 2:00pm

That is exactly what Wine Ambassador had in mind when it introduced its exclusive wine club partner program last month that allows Airbnb hosts to offer an exclusive fine wine club to guests and earn some added residual revenue.

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  • That is exactly what Wine Ambassador had in mind when it introduced its exclusive wine club partner program last month that allows Airbnb hosts to offer an exclusive fine wine club to guests and earn some added residual revenue.
  • "Airbnb hosts are using the wine club to peak interest and give visitors access to something unique - which in this case is an upscale fine wine experience.
  • Wine Ambassador however gives its members - aka Ambassadors - entry to an exclusive wine club for a small monthly fee.
  • For more information about Wine Ambassador, its exclusive wine club and its Airbnb host partnership program, go to WineAmbassador.com

CPSC Urges Vacation Rental Platforms, AirBnB, Vrbo, TripAdvisor and Others to Require Owners to Disable Home Elevators Immediately

Tuesday, July 20, 2021 - 5:56pm

In a letter to vacation rental platforms, AirBnB, Vrbo, and others, Adler urged the companies to take steps immediately to protect vulnerable consumers.

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  • In a letter to vacation rental platforms, AirBnB, Vrbo, and others, Adler urged the companies to take steps immediately to protect vulnerable consumers.
  • "The agency is taking steps with the manufacturers, but we need the businesses that facilitate vacation rentals to join us," said Adler.
  • "These injuries and deaths are horrific, and we need property owners and rental agencies to disable elevators immediately until they have been inspected."
  • Today's letter is the first time the agency has publicly called on vacation rental businesses to take immediate action.

New AirDNA and Futurestay Integration Brings Automated, Real-Time Rate Recommendations for Short-Term Rental Success

Tuesday, July 20, 2021 - 3:00pm

AirDNA expects an average national increase of about 6% in the United States this year, making nightly rates one of the most important aspects of managing any vacation rental.

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  • AirDNA expects an average national increase of about 6% in the United States this year, making nightly rates one of the most important aspects of managing any vacation rental.
  • "We've built this integration with Futurestay because they understand the importance of giving these hosts the right tools and data needed for success."
  • Futurestay OS gives Independent managers a roadmap for success, automating distribution on leading channels, growing direct bookings and optimizing revenues.
  • Winner of numerous innovation awards, Futurestay is on an industry changing mission to bring a simple, seamless Operating System to every Independent short-term rental manager.

Shokworks to Power Metrospaces Joint Venture to Develop High-End Villas in the Dominican Republic

Monday, July 19, 2021 - 8:30pm

Metrospaces, Inc. (OTC: MSPC), a PropTech company powered by Shokworks , will develop Infinity View Villas nine high-end villas and a 4,000-square-foot home in the Dominican Republic which will be incorporated into its co-living platform, MetroHouse.

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  • Metrospaces, Inc. (OTC: MSPC), a PropTech company powered by Shokworks , will develop Infinity View Villas nine high-end villas and a 4,000-square-foot home in the Dominican Republic which will be incorporated into its co-living platform, MetroHouse.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210719005749/en/
    Metrospaces, Inc. (OTC: MSPC), a PropTech company powered by Shokworks, will develop Infinity View Villas -- nine high-end villas and a 4,000-square-foot home in the Dominican Republic which will be incorporated into its co-living platform, MetroHouse.
  • We cant wait to add these villas to the MetroHouse platform so they can be enjoyed by our core members, said Shokworks CEO Alejandro Laplana.
  • The Dominican Republic is an established destination for high-end digital workers that roam the world to first-class destinations.