Platforms like Airbnb are great for adventure, but it’s hard to establish trust when users are strangers. Without ID verification, guests and hosts are left defenseless in the sharing economy.
Every year, millions of guests rely on online travel agencies (OTAs) for their vacation and travel needs. In fact, companies like Vrbo, Expedia and Booking.com have been establishing user trust since the mid-1990s.
New Year’s Eve is a time to celebrate, a time to connect with family and friends, and, for property managers, a time to rake in some serious revenue.
When renting out a property, it goes without saying that safety should be high on your list of priorities. As a host, you need to look after your property, your guests, and yourself.
Over the last 10 years, the demand for short-term rentals has skyrocketed. With sites like Airbnb hosting millions of guests every night, the industry shows no signs of slowing down.
Whether you see it as the most wonderful time of the year or the beginning of month-long, holiday-induced mayhem, Black Friday and Cyber Monday are just around the corner. As companies prepare for the chaos, shoppers are itching to get their hands on 2019’s hottest deals.
With each new listing added online, the short-term rental industry grows increasingly competitive. To set yourself apart from the amateurs with professional operations.
Guest screening is complicated. While you want guests to book with you, you need to be mindful of who’s entering your property. But how do you differentiate between a good guest and a bad one based on their reservation details? Ask questions!