After researching short-term rental occupancy on the books and advertised daily rates for these holiday periods, we find that overall, both STR occupancy and rates during Christmas and New Year’s Eve are surpassing pre-pandemic levels in most key markets.
Short-term rental rates in Scandinavia rising past pre-pandemic levels
Short-term rentals in Scandinavia have recovered, and we look at Finland, Norway, Sweden, and Denmark during the summer and winter to look for insights in occupancy, average daily rate, and supply.
Short-term rental trends: What our property manager surveys have told us
Our property manager surveys have provided us with short-term rental trends to guide industry strategy. The goal of these surveys is to create a shared pool of knowledge and experience from the boots on the ground. With the 2023 survey report just around the corner, this article serves to summarise just a few of the key trends uncovered, whilst giving a last opportunity to get involved this year.
Latin American growth in reservations & supply is impressive in a global context
In this article, we explore the growth of vacation rentals in Latin American nations in the context of global evolution. As one of the less established markets worldwide, numbers in supply, for instance, often appear dwarfed by those of Europe and North America. However, when we consider relative growth, trends in supply, rates, and occupancy: are all of them above average?
Airbnb reports most profitable quarter in its history
Airbnb is one of the most influential entities in the western vacation rental industry. Since the pandemic, its revenue numbers have rising year after year, amounting up to a whopping 2.9 billion USD. This reflects the companies opulence, as well as the trend of success in the industry as a whole.
3 pacing charts: How well do you know your market’s booking seasonality?
How well do you know your market’s booking seasonality? Through 3 pacing charts of market-specific, seasonal occupancy and pricing vacation rental data, we illustrate the importance of being in tune with booking trends in your market.
Short-term rental performance across France & French Territories
The article unpicks short-term rental performance across France & French Departments against 2019, diving into the short-term rental data through a series of maps & charts on occupancy, revenue, ADR & outlook.
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Repeat guests in short-term rentals: why & how, in data
Occupancy is arguably the biggest challenge for property managers. So the question is, once you’ve converted lookers into bookers, why would you not want them to return? Guests who have previously enjoyed a happy stay expose you to less risk, and save you OTA fees. Here’s the why and how, in data.
Vacation rental growth in the top 25 hotel markets in the US
As the lines between accommodation sectors continue to blur, we take a look at vacation rental growth in the top 25 hotel markets in the US. First we rank those markets by STR supply, then we look at inventory growth before analysing rate evolution across the sectors.
Summer occupancy in top US vacation rental markets
While the pandemic played havoc with travel liberties across the globe, restrictions were somewhat less stringent in the United States. As a result, Summer 2022 appetite has been slightly curtailed compared with Europe for example. We have analysed Summer occupancy in top US vacation rental markets to identify those performing best and worst.
Impact of Qatar 2022 World Cup on short-term rentals
Just 6 months to go until the FIFA World Cup! We’ve seen the effects of international events in certain markets (Champions League final). So, what is the impact of Qatar 2022 World Cup on short-term rentals? We explore current vacation rental data for not just Qatar, but neighbouring Arabian nations also, including occupancy, pricing & supply.