Kauai reaches agreements with Expedia, Airbnb concerning vacation rentals

Kauai Mayor Derek Kawakami has reached agreements with two online hosting platforms that will help the county enforce its vacation rental laws. Kauai allows short-term rentals to operate in areas that are designated for hotels. The county’s recent.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 30th, 2020

Zillow data shows owners of vacation rentals are now looking for longer-term renters

Zillow has seen significant increases in listing for furnished rentals and rentals of six-months or less, a sign that Airbnb hosts have pivoted to the long-term rental market as a result of the coronavirus's impact on the tourism industry......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcJun 4th, 2020

Hawaii, Kauai counties shut down vacation rentals to halt coronavirus

Hawaii Mayor Harry Kim on Friday joined Kauai’s mayor in shutting down vacation rentals and bed-and-breakfast facilities on Hawaii Island to help halt the spread of the coronavirus. Kim’s order takes effect on Monday and will “continue thro.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 10th, 2020

New York reaches 140 cases with thousands under isolation

Scott Rechler was negotiating a deal to build Airbnb rentals in a Manhattan office tower when the real estate developer had an epiphany. Tree houses and other unconventional lodgings were popular on... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMar 10th, 2020

Top 10 Best Places In The US To Buy Vacation Rental Properties In 2019

Thanks to services like Airbnb and VRBO, vacation rentals have seen impressive growth in the last few years. If you are planning to invest in vacation rentals, has released its fourth annual report on .....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJul 22nd, 2019

Airbnb loses major fight over California city"s rental law

Airbnb Inc. and Expedia Group Inc.’s HomeAway failed to persuade a U.S. court of appeals to strike down a Santa Monica law that makes the companies liable for illicit rentals in the Southern California beach city......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 13th, 2019

Marriott CEO explains why it took 10 years to enter vacation rentals dominated by Airbnb - CNBC

CNBCMarriott CEO explains why it took 10 years to enter vacation rentals dominated by AirbnbCNBCThe need for a different kind of experience is what prompted Marriott International to enter the vacation rental market dominated by Airbnb, CE.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsJun 4th, 2018

Cook County grappling with explosion of cabin rentals on the North Shore

Officials in Minnesota's cabin country are perplexed by what to do about the surge in vacation rentals, thanks to websites like VRBO and Airbnb. In Cook Country, officials told the Star Tribune that 10 percent of property owners rent out their c.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 2nd, 2018

Report: Kauai may lift ban on North Shore vacation rentals


Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 15th, 2018

In New Orleans, a regulation reboot for short-term rentals

New Orleans officials are taking a new look at the benefits and headaches of a vacation rental industry that has proliferated with the growth of online sites such as Airbnb......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsSep 3rd, 2018

Expedia buys two startups that help property owners list short-term rentals on Airbnb

The acquisitions of startups Pillow and ApartmentJet signal Expedia’s continued interest in the home-sharing market......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 25th, 2018

Company looks to convert Dallas apartments in prime areas into short-term rentals

A service that manages vacation rental homes and lists them on sites such as Airbnb and HomeAway, now wants to convert apartments around town into short-term rentals for tourists and business travelers......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 20th, 2018

Airbnb Isn’t Just for Vacation Rentals Anymore. It Plans to Design Homes Too

Airbnb-designed houses will be a.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 30th, 2018

EXCLUSIVE: Cease-and-desist dashes Terrace Park man"s dreams for Airbnb in Glendale

A local homeowner’s dreams of transforming an historic church into a seasonal vacation rental were upended following a cease-and-desist notice from a Greater Cincinnati community......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 1st, 2020

Airbnb vs. Vrbo vs. HomeAway: Here"s how each vacation home rental service works, plus their cancellation and coronavirus policies

  As travelers return to travel following the novel coronavirus, many are likely to choose private lodging options over far-flung trips in order to promote social.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytJun 30th, 2020

Is a hotel or an Airbnb safer for your summer vacation? ‘We need to balance sanity and risk’

‘It’s important for us to get out and reemerge from our caves, but we need to do so safely.’.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 29th, 2020

Hawaii vacation rentals see low occupancy, demand amid Covid-19 restrictions

Vacation rental units throughout the state were only 9.4% occupied during the month of May, according to the latest data by Hawaii Tourism Authority. The figure marks a 62 percentage point drop from May of 2019, when Hawaii vacation rentals had an.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 26th, 2020

Class action lawsuit targets Outer Banks real estate firm over vacation rentals

Vacationers who missed out on their trip to the Outer Banks because of the pandemic are suing over unpaid refunds......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 26th, 2020

Airbnb reaches pact to end lawsuit regarding data sharing with New York City

See the rest of the story here. provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallJun 15th, 2020

Florida vacation rental regulations are "confusing" for owners, customers

Vacation rentals have rolled out the welcome mat in Florida again, but counties are imposing a variety of restrictions aimed at limiting the spread of Covid-19. After shuttering vacation-rental properties in late March, Gov. Ron DeSantis on May.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 9th, 2020

The best Airbnbs in Florida

  As Florida reopens following the spread of the novel coronavirus, many are wondering if vacation rentals are open for.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 3rd, 2020