Merchandise Properties and Maximize Bookings on Your Own Website

Across enterprise-level vacation rental management companies, over 50% of bookings are coming directly…not through third-party channels. Too often when looking at revenue management, we neglect our own websites. This panel will discuss how to merchandize property listings, optimize sort algorithms, display pricing and policies, use strike-through and urgency pricing, and maximize promotions on your own…

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Margins Matter: Benchmarks Across 100s of P&Ls that Lead to Profitability

In a world in which well-funded multi-destination short-term rental companies are buying growth with zero attention to margins, it is becoming increasingly difficult to remain both profitable and competitive. We’re being told that an EBITDA of 5 – 8% is normal. However, leading managers are bringing well over 20% to the bottom line. Margins are…

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Revenue Strategy Levers: Pricing Levers Vacation Rental Revenue Managers Pull to Influence Booking Activity

Revenue managers have more than rate at their disposal to impact reservation activity. PriceLabs founder and CEO Anurag Verma will define and explain industry pricing levers including minimum night requirements, booking window, promotions, channel policies, fees, cancellation policies, and more. In addition, he’ll give examples of how each lever can influence booking activity across channels…

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Rentals Recovery Roadmap: What Industry Trends Will Prevail?

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the US economy—specifically, the hospitality industry—has gone through an unprecedented contraction and recovery. Jamie Lane, vice president of research at AirDNA will outline how government stimulus, easing lockdowns and travel restrictions, and pent-up demand for travel allowed certain sectors and markets of the vacation rental industry to recover…

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