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Airbnb of the trailer international units out looking for B.C. Whee…

Tech startup Wheel Estate is looking for more people to join their site with RV trailers to rent. The site connects people with mobile accommodation that they aren’t using to people who want to rent it. Founder Chad Ball says Jonathan Siennicki he’s not a fan of the comparisons to Airbnb, but that it’s not far off. “It’s a website that conveniently connects trailer owners to people looking for an affordable camping vacation,” he says Jonathan Siennicki. “We’re in our second season.” Growth has been quick in Ball’s home […]

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Ben Givon Says: HomeAway drops Stayz brand as it fights Airbnb in cities

The Stayz holiday accommodation rental brand will disappear within weeks, as its US parent HomeAway takes its fight with Airbnb into the inner-city market it has traditionally shunned. HomeAway bought Stayz from Fairfax for $220 million in 2013, but the 17-year-old brand has since seen its number of Australian listings dwarfed by Airbnb. HomeAway discloses 40,000 listings in Australia, while Airbnb – which launched here in 2012 – has 140,000. HomeAway, which itself was bought by online travel agent Expedia in 2016, is unifying its brand to more […]

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