Keep them coming back…..that’s what you want in a small town Airbnb. Come to think of it, that is what you want in an Urban one too. Well what about a beach house or VRBO….yes all of them…..Hospitality is about keeping them coming back! So what is it that keeps them coming back?? ….well that is the million dollar question isn’t it? Sometimes it is the thing they do not mention, other times they do! You never know what endears a property to a guest to invite them back again. Maybe it is your hosting hospitality. Maybe your color scheme…


Let’s talk about change of Season but not necessarily the kind which changes the weather but I am talking about the kind that changes the landscape we do business in! Once in a while you may find revenue is significantly lower than was expected or what you find acceptable. The current situation around Covid is fluid and day to day fluctuations will most likely continue whether it is in the current first phase or he projected second phase.

First I want to address cancellations. I must accept that cancellations are now a factor and will continue to be due to…


Last week I blogged about the niches being brought about by the current pandemic and the market changes that are being brought out in the hospitality industry that we are seeing. In that blog, I was specifically catering to a matter of current events. This week I would like to write about something more timeless albeit calendar dependent in the realm of a short term rental. I would like to talk a little bit about decorating, specifically seasonal decorating and how it may apply to short-term rentals.

I am fortunate enough to have a wife and partner, Courtney, who enjoys…


So let’s talk about 3 niches that the Corona pandemic have brought about. First, I would like to set the stage for this blog post by stating that these are not necessarily new categories however, as a niche, I feel we will see more of them and as hosts, we need to prepare specifically to capture their attention and cater to their needs as guests.

Family — Family is more important at a time of crisis than ever before. Many are becoming short term rental guests as they visit family in another city, state or country, just to see them…


Short term rentals in the months of Covid-19

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So how does one open up their very first blog on short term rentals? I think I will just share some nuggets of what I know. I start this blog in the shadow of the Covid-19 more informally known as the Corona Virus. No doubt this global event has had an enormous impact on short term rentals globally as well as the marketplace corporations whose individual moves are questioned and scrutinized and every next move second guessed. …

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