airbnb alternative accommodations apartmentjet Booking Sites coronavirus Coronavirus and Hospitality Digital expedia mergers and acquisitions pillow short-term rentals sonder travel

Expedia Shuts a Short-Term Rental Biz It Created From 2 Acquisitions

Pictured is an apartment building that was managed by Vacasa. Expedia Group shuttered its short-term rental service for buildings of this type. Vacasa Skift Take: Expedia Group is trying to simplify its far-flung operations, and its multifamily, short-term rental business wasn’t a core endeavor. That’s especially true when you consider how Covid-19 has decimated demand […]

All domestic travel tax credits travel travel incentives

Tax incentives for domestic travel

There’s a lot of talk right now about Japan and Sicily enticing overseas travelers by covering the cost of their trip, but for many countries, domestic tourism will be the first major step toward reviving the economy. To jumpstart tourism, countries around the world are offering to shoulder the financial burden of travelers’ expenses. Italy […]

All california ranch covid-19 travel gas guest ranch ranch travel working ranch

Greenhorn Ranch to buy guests’ gas

The working guest Greenhorn Ranch in California’s Sierra Buttes is reopening on June 1, 2020, and it’s pulling all the stops for people to come and stay with them. Jull Rivoli, the ranch’s general manager, explained in a statement that cleaning and social-distancing measures have been heightened at the ranch and that staff and owners […]