This Week in Airbnb - and Beyond

This Week in Airbnb - and Beyond
By This Week in Airbnb
About this podcast
Weekly roundtable on the latest Airbnb news.

Every week, we discuss all the top news about homesharing, Airbnb, and vacation rentals with our expert guest panelists.

Tune in each week or subscribe to our podcast to keep up-to-date on the latest Airbnb and vacation rental news and learn how to make the most from your Airbnb and vacation rental listings!
Latest episodes
Sept. 25, 2016
Week 10 of This Week in Airbnb (and Beyond) with All About Airbnb! Every week we discuss the top Airbnb, vacation rental, and homestay news with experts from the industry. As always, check out Beyond Pricing (www.beyondpricing.com) to optimize your Airbnb and vacation rental pricing. Subscribe to our iTunes feed! itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/this-…ond/id1021373875 This week we covered the latest news including: * Airbnb's launch of Experienced Hosts, letting Superhost manage your Airbnb for you * Airbnb's new cancellation policy options Check out our guests, too: All About Airbnb (www.all-about-airbnb.com) - a site for all the latest inside news about Airbnb - breaking before it hits the mainstream press. Articles talked about: www.all-about-airbnb.com/post/150019756336/experienced-superhosts-property-management-platform http://all-about-airbnb.com/post/150660669911/new-cancellation-policies-and-increased-host-fees
June 16, 2016
Week 9 of This Week in Airbnb (and Beyond) with Orbirental and Properly! Every week we discuss the top Airbnb, vacation rental, and homestay news with experts from the industry. As always, check out Beyond Pricing (www.beyondpricing.com) to optimize your Airbnb and vacation rental pricing. Subscribe to our iTunes feed! itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/this-…ond/id1021373875 Check out our guests, too: Orbirental (www.orbirental.com) - a next generation property management platform for vacation rental owners, managers, and agents Properly (https://www.getproperly.com/en) - the ultimate turnover tool for vacation rental hosts, helping you manage all of your cleanings from an easy-to-use app.
Nov. 21, 2015
Week 8 of This Week in Airbnb (and Beyond) - Airbnb Open and HomeAway Acquisition Edition! Every week we discuss the top Airbnb, vacation rental, and homestay news with experts from the industry. As always, check out Beyond Pricing (www.beyondpricing.com) to optimize your Airbnb and vacation rental pricing. Subscribe to our iTunes feed! itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/this-…ond/id1021373875 This week we talk with Matteo Gamba of All About Airbnb (www.all-about-airbnb) about the biggest news coming out of the Airbnb Open, held last week in Paris. Topics covered include: * Airbnb's new Host Assist offering * Airbnb's new Community & Groups replacement * HomeAway's $3.9B acquisition by Expedia Check out our guest for inside info on the latest developments with Airbnb: All About Airbnb (www.all-about-airbnb.com)
Oct. 16, 2015
Week 7 of This Week in Airbnb (and Beyond) - HomeAway Edition! Every week we discuss the top Airbnb, vacation rental, and homestay news with experts from the industry. As always, check out Beyond Pricing (www.beyondpricing.com) to optimize your Airbnb and vacation rental pricing. Subscribe to our iTunes feed! itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/this-…ond/id1021373875 This week was a special HomeAway edition where we talked about all of the news coming out of HomeAway's Rezfest conference, including their acquisition of mobile vacation rental app, Dwellable. We also covered the latest news including: * Vacation rental moratoriums in Anaheim & Laguna Beach * Airbnb legalized in Jersey City * Studies on the impact of Airbnb on NYC long-term rental costs Articles talked about: http://www.ocregister.com/articles/city-662555-beach-term.html http://www.marketwatch.com/story/homeaway-purchases-mobile-vacation-rental-company-dwellable-2015-10-07 http://therealdeal.com/blog/2015/10/14/how-much-does-airbnb-impact-nyc-rents/ http://www.rstreet.org/2015/10/07/airbnb-isnt-killing-hotels-after-all/
Sept. 17, 2015
Week 6 of This Week in Airbnb (and Beyond) with Guesthop! Every week we discuss the top Airbnb, vacation rental, and homestay news with experts from the industry. As always, check out Beyond Pricing (www.beyondpricing.com) to optimize your Airbnb and vacation rental pricing. Subscribe to our iTunes feed! itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/this-…ond/id1021373875 This week we covered the latest news including: * Airbnb payout problems * Airbnb testing new features including default Instant Book & (maybe) options to promote your listing on Google Adwords * Airbnb acquihires Vamo, shuts down their site Check out our guests, too: Guesthop (www.guesthop.com) - one of the original Airbnb service providers helping with everything from cleaning and check-in to full management (and powered by Beyond Pricing) Articles talked about: http://www.forbes.com/sites/ellenkilloran/2015/09/15/airbnb-keeping-hosts-in-the-dark-about-missing-payments/2/ http://all-about-airbnb.com/post/127174229801/airbnb-hidden-revenue-hack-extra-host-fees-google-ads http://recode.net/2015/09/11/airbnb-acqhires-flight-search-tool-vamo/
Sept. 14, 2015
Week 5 of This Week in Airbnb (and Beyond) with OurBnBSD! Every week we discuss the top Airbnb, vacation rental, and homestay news with experts from the industry. As always, check out Beyond Pricing (www.beyondpricing.com) to optimize your Airbnb and vacation rental pricing. Subscribe to our iTunes feed! itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/this-…ond/id1021373875 This week we covered the latest news including: * Airbnb kicks off superhost and Airbnb Open speaker Kelly Kampen with no explanation * Top property managers send letter to TripAdvisor complaining about changes and lack of reliability of API * Airbnb launches "New" tag on listing cards Check out our guests, too: OurBnBSD (www.ourbnbsd.com) - premier San Diego-based property managers growing quickly (and powered by Beyond Pricing) Articles talked about: www.techcrunch.com/2015/08/26/airbnb-removes-top-host-in-asia-from-its-service-with-no-explanation/ www.skift.com/2015/08/28/tripadvisor-in-tiff-with-vacation-rental-managers-over-flipkey-changes/
Aug. 19, 2015
Week 4 of This Week in Airbnb (and Beyond) with Vacation Futures and OurBnBSD! Every week we discuss the top Airbnb, vacation rental, and homestay news with experts from the industry. As always, check out Beyond Pricing (www.beyondpricing.com) to optimize your Airbnb and vacation rental pricing. Subscribe to our iTunes feed! itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/this-…ond/id1021373875 This week we covered the latest news including: * Good new for Airbnb legalization in Quebec and Mill Valley, bad news in Sacramento and Barcelona * Hotels speaking up about the threat of Airbnb supply (now 1.2% of accommodation market) * How will hotels start participating in the sharing economy? Check out our guests, too: Vacation Futures (www.vacationfutures.com) - a vacation rental marketplace allowing property managers and real estate investors to buy and sell future rental rights. OurBnBSD (www.ourbnbsd.com) - premier San Diego-based property managers growing quickly. Articles talked about: http://www.businessinsider.com/barcelona-just-declared-war-on-airbnb-2015-8 http://www.marketwatch.com/story/as-airbnb-grows-hotel-prices-expected-to-drop-2015-08-13 http://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/local/Woman-Ordered-to-Pay-15K-for-AirBnB-Hosting-Without-Permit-321699962.html
Aug. 10, 2015
Week 3 of This Week in Airbnb (and Beyond) with Proprly and AE Hospitality! Every week we discuss the top Airbnb, vacation rental, and homestay news with experts from the industry. This week we covered the latest news including: * Hotels vs. Airbnb in NYC and LA * Bad hosts and bad guests - is this just media hype? Check out our guests, too: Proprly (www.proprly.com) - NYC-based cleaning and check-in experts for your Airbnb or vacation rental AE Hospitality (www.aehospitality.com) - premier LA-based property managers with nearly a decade in the business. Articles talked about: http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/will-new-york-city-shut-airbnb-2/ http://www.nytimes.com/2015/08/02/opinion/welcome-to-your-airbnb.html?_r=0 http://abcnews.go.com/Nightline/video/dealing-airbnb-home-rental-nightmares-32890273 Subscribe to our iTunes feed! itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/this-week-in-airbnb-and-beyond/id1021373875
July 24, 2015
Week 2 of This Week in Airbnb (and Beyond) with MyVRHost and Xotelia! Every week we discuss the top Airbnb, vacation rental, and homestay news with experts from the industry. This weeks topics included Airbnb's new Airbnb for Business announcement as well as updates to regulation of Airbnb in San Diego, San Francisco, and Barcelona. One of our best episodes yet! Check out our guests: MyVRHost (www.myvrhost.com) Xotelia (www.xotelia.com) and find great deals to try their services on Beyond Pricing's Partner page: www.beyondpricing.com/about/partners
July 13, 2015
Take two for our first episode of This Week in Airbnb! We'll discuss all the top news about homesharing, Airbnb, and vacation rentals from the week with our expert panel. This week, Randy Engler, CEO of Proprly, and Sebastien Grosjean, CEO of BookingSync, join us to weigh-in on the week's headlines. We discussed: * Airbnb's new commercial that debuted during the ESPY's * Booking.com's new Homestays listings * Brian Chesky's Airbnb VC rejection letters. Check out our guests' companies: Proprly - http://www.proprly.com BookingSync - http://www.bookingsync.com And for discounts on their services, check out: Beyond Pricing - http://www.beyondpricing.com/about/partners