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Follow the Hostaway blog! Our blog covers all aspects to managing short term rentals. Covering vacation rental topics as diverse as cleaning, automation, investing, revenue management, insurance, industry trends, guest service, and much more! Our vacation rental blog is dedicated to the development of short term rental hosts and managers listing on Airbnb, VRBO, Booking.com, and more.
How to List a Boutique Hotel on Airbnb
How to List a Boutique Hotel on Airbnb
Over the past few years, Airbnb has significantly grown and evolved to offer travelers a number of accommodation options...
How to Generate Direct Bookings
How to Generate Direct Bookings
Online Travel Agencies (OTAs) like Airbnb, VRBO and Booking.com dominate the online vacation rental market. And it is ge...
Airbnb Bookkeeping & Accounting | Keeping on Top of It
Airbnb Bookkeeping & Accounting | Keeping on Top of It
Running a business in any country or state comes with a set of rules and obligations. Pretty much every government in th...
How to List a Tent Cabin on Airbnb
How to List a Tent Cabin on Airbnb
A tent cabin is far more than a regular dome tent that you pitch on any land and rough out the elements. Spacious, with ...
How to List a Bed and Breakfast on Airbnb
How to List a Bed and Breakfast on Airbnb
Did you also know that there are multiple ways to list your property on Airbnb. Well.. let me break it down real quick ...
How to list your Hostel on Airbnb
How to list your Hostel on Airbnb
So you want to start a Hostel? Wondering where to begin? It's an exciting venture! Hostel ownership and management can ...
8 Tips to Growing your Airbnb Revenue, Nightly Rate, and Occupancy
8 Tips to Growing your Airbnb Revenue, Nightly Rate, and Occupancy
Setting up and running an Airbnb requires investment -- of your time, effort and money. Like any other business, it requ...
Airbnb Rules in California | Airbnb Laws, Taxes, and Regulations
Airbnb Rules in California | Airbnb Laws, Taxes, and Regulations
No matter where you are in the world, listing your property on Airbnb will require you to have a basic understanding of ...
Corporate Leasing | How to get around Airbnb Subletting Restrictions
Corporate Leasing | How to get around Airbnb Subletting Restrictions
Due to the current state of the economy, renting properties on short-term rental sites such as Airbnb is becoming more p...
Pinterest for your Vacation Rental Business | The Do’s and Don’ts
Pinterest for your Vacation Rental Business | The Do’s and Don’ts
Social media is an essential component of marketing your vacation rental. Most hosts however tend to focus on Facebook a...
VRBO Premier Host - Requirements and Is It Worth It?
VRBO Premier Host - Requirements and Is It Worth It?
VRBO Premier Host is the ultimate hosting achievement on the sales channel. Are you not being recognized for the extra m...
Is it Profitable to Own an Airbnb? Airbnb Ownership Guide
Is it Profitable to Own an Airbnb? Airbnb Ownership Guide
Are you looking to earn a passive income? Did you know an asset you own can serve as an additional income, such as your...
Florida Airbnb Laws & Taxes | Guide to Vacation Rental Rules
Florida Airbnb Laws & Taxes | Guide to Vacation Rental Rules
All vacation rentals located in the state of Florida are required to be licensed by the Florida Department of Business a...
Airbnb Accessible Filters | Disability Friendly Vacation Rentals
Airbnb Accessible Filters | Disability Friendly Vacation Rentals
Today, Airbnb highlights 21 Accessible Filters features that make guests with disabilities find travel accommodation eas...
What Is an Airbnb Cohost? | The Airbnb Cohosting Guide
What Is an Airbnb Cohost? | The Airbnb Cohosting Guide
Are you a busy Airbnb host? Need a break from the daily grind? Our goal is to help you relieve some of the load! There...
Top 10 Tips for Vacation Rental Renovations | Airbnb Reno Guide
Top 10 Tips for Vacation Rental Renovations | Airbnb Reno Guide
It is important to keep revamping and upgrading your vacation rentals to keep them attractive and relevant to your targe...
Why Hostaway should be your Vacation Rental Software of Choice
Why Hostaway should be your Vacation Rental Software of Choice
Hostaway is a great tool to upgrade, manage and automate the majority of your holiday rental business. It is perfect for...
How to Target International Business Travelers to your Airbnb
How to Target International Business Travelers to your Airbnb
International travel has become a significant part of the economic landscape all over the world. While people have start...
Airbnb Welcome Book: How to Wow your Guests?
Airbnb Welcome Book: How to Wow your Guests?
Being a host, our guests are our priority. It is always nice to know that we greet our guests with a warm welcome and an...
Vacation Rental Photography: The Guide to Stand out Airbnb Photos
Vacation Rental Photography: The Guide to Stand out Airbnb Photos
In the vacation rental market where almost every property offers its distinct panache in an aesthetically pleasing desig...
What is Glamping? Plus Tips to Get Started!
What is Glamping? Plus Tips to Get Started!
For many people, their first traditional camping experience often becomes their last, due to insects and other creepy-cr...
How to List on Expedia | Step-by-Step Guide
How to List on Expedia | Step-by-Step Guide
Among many others, here are some key advantages of listing your property on Expedia: - Access to millions of vacationer...
Using Social Media to Market your Airbnb
Using Social Media to Market your Airbnb
Let’s think! A vacation renter would have discovered your property at Airbnb though may not be convinced whether your pr...
Airbnb vs Homeaway | The Key Hosting Differences
Airbnb vs Homeaway | The Key Hosting Differences
Being a newcomer in any industry can get overwhelming. Hosting is no different. While you may be excited to host on you...

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