Kayak’s Search App Will Soon Let Users Check in to Select Rentals and Hotels

Shown here is the interior of a short-term rental run by hospitality company Lyric at a location in Philadelphia’s Washington Square West neighborhood and featuring on the walls photography by artist Shawn Theodore. Lyric is the first hospitality company invited to partner with travel search company Kayak on new online booking cross-promotion. LyricSkift Take: Kayak…… Continue reading Kayak’s Search App Will Soon Let Users Check in to Select Rentals and Hotels

How Can Airbnb Guests Live Like Locals if Hosts Are, Well, Corporations?

An outdoor common area in a London listing on Airbnb. A study found that most lists on Airbnb in the UK were from hosts who have multiple listings. AirbnbSkift Take: The professionalization of Airbnb may mean cleaner bedsheets and more front desks. But it may also contribute to higher home prices to the detriment of…… Continue reading How Can Airbnb Guests Live Like Locals if Hosts Are, Well, Corporations?