The vacation rental market is one of the most exciting and dynamic parts of the travel landscape today. It is changing on many levels from how the business is run to what kind of customer will stay in a rental.
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At the end of the day, it’s all about hospitality, but the vacation rental industry faces unique challenges in delivering on that promise. Technology will be key to providing an elevated guest experience across this fragmented market.
The vacation rental market is one of the most exciting and dynamic parts of the travel landscape today. It is changing on many levels from how the business is run to what kind of customer will stay in a rental. Underpinning the whole ecosystem is a network of different technologies. We view it as essential for leaders in the space, regardless of role, to understand how this complex system operates. In this report, we provide an overview of the vacation rental market and a deep dive into the different components of its technology stack. We also analyze the many stakeholders in this technology marketplace and how they vary from one another. We close with our outlook for the space.
What You’ll Learn From This Report
An overview of vacation rental market dynamics and how we arrived at the tech that exists today
A deep dive into each component of the vacation rental technology landscape
How software can help vacation rental operators drive sales
Which tech solutions are creating operational efficiencies
Who the three major types of vacation rental managers are and why their needs differ
Why we believe there could be a convergence between vacation rental and hotel technology
Why some tech solutions could consolidate while others will remain independent
Alex Aydin, CEO, MyBookingPal
Alex Limpert, CEO, GuestReady
Alexis Murray-Jones, CEO, Yoomondo
Amiad Soto, CEO, Guesty
Amy Hinote, CEO, VRMIntel
Anurag Verma, Co-Founder, PriceLabs
Brad Huber, CEO, Parakeet
Dai Williams, SVP of Global Partnerships, SiteMinder
Darik Eaton, General Manager and Founder, Seattle Oasis Vacation Rentals
Drew Patterson, President, Properly
Jordan Allen, CEO, Stay Alfred
Kam Bain, Head of Growth, Beyond Pricing
Michele Diamantini, Co-Founder and General Manager, Vacasa Europe
Mike Montemurro, COO, VacayHome Connect
Pierre Becerril, CEO, Transparent
Roth Fouty, VP of Technology, Stay Alfred
Steve Milo, CEO, VTrips
Tim Andrews, CEO, OVO Networks
Vanessa de Souza Lage, Co-Founder and CMO, Rentals United
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