Destinations

How are urban & rural short-term rental markets performing in 2023?

It has been repeatedly reported throughout COVID recovery that non-urban destinations were drawing demand away from urban markets. However, as we enter 2023, how are the 2 ‘sectors’ comparing? In this article we review supply evolution and ADR evolution, as well as on the books occupancy and advertised pricing for Q1. So, how are urban & rural short-term rental markets performing in 2023?

Property Management

Sustainable listing badges increase short-term rental occupancy – but have property managers realised?

Travel is under particular scrutiny for sustainability. As a result, travellers are seeking sustainable options and hosts wish to make better choices and be highlighted as having done so. Furthermore, rises in energy costs are providing further motivation. So, how sustainable are short-term rentals, and do sustainable listing badges increase short-term rental occupancy?

Data

Growing vacation rental supply: who are the new STR hosts?

With the revenue potential for short-term rentals increasing, supply is growing steadily once again. But what is this new supply? Who are the new hosts joining the party? For existing short-term rental property managers, this information is important, as understanding competition is will play into strategy. So, amid the growing vacation rental supply: who are the new STR hosts?