[VIDEO] Roomorama.com Co-Founder Jia En Teo Talks Short-Term Rentals

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After the jump is an intimate 30-minute chat with Roomorama.com co-founder Jia En Teo.  Continue reading

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The Wire Interview: Maison International Vice President, Erin Alls

Erin Alls
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The Wire Interview is a continuing series of conversations with players in the corporate housing industry.

Times are changing — New technology, increased diversity of travelers,  shifting regulation of sister industries  —  but according to Erin Alls, Vice President of Maison International, there’s never been a better time to be in the business. Continue reading

Neighbors Joust Over Vacation Rentals

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Looks like vacation rental opponents have won the latest battle in Seal Beach, California.   Continue reading

[VIDEO] Brian Chesky Reflections on Guest Experience

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Brian Chesky won the Collaborative Consumption Award at this year’s Crunchies Awards, TechCrunch’s annual award ceremony for the tech industry. In the video after the jump Chesky discusses the company’s plans for 2013, positing that the company’s focus will be in providing an even better guest experience. Continue reading

The Wire Interview: Kamo Housing Owner, Andrey Kamogari

KAMO-LOGO transparent [Alvin Brickman for Metrosetter Wire]

The Wire Interview is a continuing series of interviews with players in the corporate housing industry.

This week we present a special chat we had with Andrey Kamogari, owner of Kamo Housing, an interesting company working within three different sects of the temporary housing industry, namely, corporate housing, homestays, and shared apartments. Continue reading