Higher August and September Occupancy and Rates for Some Southeast Destinations

School districts in cities like Atlanta, Birmingham, Charlotte, and Houston have begun to release their plans for the upcoming school year. Approaches are varied but common trends include pushing back the first day, going fully online, or giving

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After Rebound, Vacation Rental Bookings Slow Again

Booking activity continues to be an important indicator of traveler confidence and vacation rental recovery. The year over year change in guest reservations decreased due to shutdowns, skyrocketed as markets reopened, and is now beginning to
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Despite Disney's reopening, Orlando vacation rental occupancy lags behind last year

Although the re-opening of Disney’s Orlando parks brought vacationers a glimmer of hope during the COVID-19 pandemic, vacation rental occupancy still lags behind last year’s figures. Florida’s Department of Business and Professional Regulation

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Cancellations Remain Steady as COVID-19 Cases rise

COVID-19 cases have recently begun to rise at a significantly higher rate in some states. Arizona, Florida, and Texas have emerged as hotspots with high case numbers but this has not yet impacted the number of guest nights cancelled.
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More Guest Reservations for U.S. Vacation Rentals are made on Tuesdays and Wednesdays

Although the COVID-19 Pandemic impacted the Vacation Rental industry in a myriad of ways, trends in booking activity by day of week remained unchanged. Between March 1, 2020 and June 20, 2020 in the United States, Tuesday and Wednesday were the
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Bright Outlook for July on the Florida Keys

The beautiful Florida Keys are still pacing below last year for June and July, but the near future looks promising. Approaching the second week of July, the adjusted paid occupancy rate nearly matches where it was the previous year. Occupancy is

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