Seven years after starting its aggressive expansion strategy outside of its US homeland, HomeAway is axing the brand of one of its first acquisitions, Holiday-Rentals.
CouchSurfing was once a fine example of how a web brand could capture a market without feeling the need to make heady revenues and kowtow to the needs of its backers.
Consolidation in the world of private rental marketplaces as European startup 9Flats acquires North America specialist iStopover.
Potentially a very significant deal in the world of vacation rental technology with LiveRez agreeing to participate in the upcoming distribution switch with Pegasus and the VRMA.
Love it or hate it, Airbnb knows how to play on its position as the Silicon Valley love child everyone secretly wishes they had helped bring into the world.
More significant sums of money heading into the home rental marketplace with news that UK-based OneFineStay has captured $12 million in funding.
Holiday rental guests in Europe do not rate reviews from previous guests as having a big influence in their accommodation selection, unlike their hotel-dwelling fellow travellers.
More consolidation in the rental sector with short-term site and US-based Roomorama merging with Europe specialist Lofty and attracting a seed funding round of $2.1 million.