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The Masked Manager | GOOD BYE OWNERS, HELLO MANAGERS!

   By The Masked Manager All you pesky owners complaining about  service fees, best match, online bookings, drop in enquiries and lack of customer support, you won’t have to worry much longer, as you may well be out of business! You’re shocked? Upset?  Do I hear cries of anguish?  It’s been coming, none of us actually wanted it but some of us have had to start playing the volume data and...
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Vacation Rental Listing Sites And Car Crashes

After reading through some vacation rental forums over the weekend I thought that I would share a story with you. I’m quite embarrassed to share this but here goes… I called round on a mate the other night and we went out for a beer or two down at our local pub. We had a few beers over a good chat about the state of the nation, the weather and the...
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AirBnB racism claim: African-Americans ‘less likely to get rooms’ – BBC News

Here’s an interesting article that I came across on the BBC website AirBnB racism claim: African-Americans ‘less likely to get rooms’ Dave LeeNorth America technology reporter 12 December 2015 AirBnB is an online service which allows people to rent out rooms in their homes, or even entire properties People with names that suggest they are black are being discriminated against on room sharing site AirBnB, a Harvard study suggests. A...
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Airbnb Throw NYC Owners With More Than 1 Property Off Of Site

Airbnb – What’s going on?       By Alan Egan Airbnb Throw NYC Owners With More Than 1 Property Off Of Site I’m hearing reports that as of last week Airbnb are removing property listings in New York City if owners have more than one listing. Here’s what’s happening, On Tuesday afternoon I got a call from a woman saying they were closing my account forever. She said they’d honor my reservations...
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The Masked Manager | More Listing Site Changes

   By The Masked Manager FALLING DOWN (Film – 1993) I’m not taken to swearing as the Sheila gets offended, but holy kangaroos what do these companies think we do all day? Let me explain; now I’ve taken some of my blood pressure pills. The screen shot below shows the latest “incarnation” from AirBnB and request to take time, spend money, rethink our business and be accepting. I am talking...
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Airbnb Rule Change – A Full Refund Up To 5 Days Prior To Arrival.

Airbnb – Brewing up a strict storm… By Alan Egan UPDATE [pullquote align=”full” cite=”” link=”” color=”” class=”” size=””]I have heard back from Airbnb and they inform me that this was just a ‘test’. Only 50% of site visitors could see this, in selected areas only. They tell me that the test is now over.   Some owners and managers have written to me to say that their cancellation policies changed overnight...
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Why Vacation Rental Bookings Are Getting Harder To Find

By Alan Egan Are you struggling for bookings? Does your calendar have more gaps in it this year than this time last year? With the huge growth of the major listings sites like Homeaway and Airbnb, their massive marketing budgets, more than a little hype and a ton of publicity across all types of media, pretty much every man woman and child on the planet thinks that the VR business...
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Vacation rental news

The Queen gives thumbs up to Airbnb.Earlier this week the Queen signed new legislation that allows Londoners to share their homes for up to 90 days a year without permissions or registration.We (rentmoreweeks) don't think this applies to Buckingham palace but as it has 775 rooms she could be minting it (sic) in.“Previously, London homeowners looking to make a bit of extra money and rent out their homes faced nothing...
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Vacation Rental News

Portland threaten 5 vacation rental companiesPortland officials have set another deadline in their slow crackdown on Airbnb and other companies that aren’t following city rules. As first reported by the Portland Tribune, the City Revenue Division sent letters on March 5 to five vacation rental companies that have been lax about making hosts get a city permit. The message: Have your hosts get permits by April 5 or pay up....
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Airbnb, Homeaway and Tripadvisor news

More amazing news regarding the, still, staggering growth of Airbnb and it's impact on this business as a whole #vacationrentalnews #airbnb #homeaway #tripadvisor HomeAway, Priceline Threatened by Airbnb: CowenVacation rental firms such as HomeAway, Priceline and TripAdvisor face growing competition from home-rental company Airbnb, says Cowen and Co.
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