Start Your Own Travel Hosting Business
StartUp Series - Airbnb, VRBO, Homeaway, and More
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc & Jason R. Rich
This book can be downloaded and read in iBooks on your Mac or iOS device.
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An ever-growing number of travelers are searching for more convenient and low-cost accommodation alternatives, as opposed to staying at traditional hotels. As a result, online-based services like Airbnb, FlipKey, HomeAway, Roomorama, and VRBO are making it easy for you to list extra bedrooms or your entire home, condo, or apartment, as a short-term rental option for travelers.
Start Your Own Travel Hosting Business will help you make intelligent renting decisions, take appropriate actions and precautions, and deal with realistic expectations while protecting yourself, your property, and your personal belongings. It will help you quickly acquire the core knowledge you need to become a successful travel host and teach you how to:
Prepare your property, maximize amenities, and create a house manual for your guests
Create a listing that generates the highest possible revenue using tips from Superhosts
Attract a constant flow of short-term renters and business travelers with the perfect nightly rate
Apply a variety of tools and resources that will make handling your responsibilities as a travel host easier and less time consuming
Interact with your guests, earn the best possible ratings and reviews, and avoid the most common pitfalls and mistakes made by first-time hosts
Calculate your expenses, understand your tax obligations, and generate the highest possible revenue
You’ll also gain valuable insight from in-depth and exclusive interviews with veteran Airbnb hosts and executives within the travel hosting industry. Whether you choose to rent through Airbnb, HomeSuite, Kid & Coe, or take your rentals to sea via Yachtico, this book will help you get started.
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- Category: Industries & Professions
- Published: Apr 11, 2017
- Publisher: Entrepreneur Press
- Seller: The Perseus Books Group, LLC
- Print Length: 224 Pages
- Language: English
- Series: StartUp Series