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Do and Don’t in Homestay Business, especially in Airbnb

Do and Don't in Homestay Business, especially in Airbnb

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In these few years, Homestay or Short-Term rental had been a trend in South East Asia, especially in Malaysia. Due to the rental price of Homestay significantly lower than Hotel, even lower than Boutique Hotel. It been always address as Rival of Hotel/Boutique Hotel, cause they lost in some share in tourist market. In actual fact, it only affected the boutique hotel, because Homestay or short term rent unit not big different from boutique hotel, some even better than it with lower price. For the renowned Hotel, they still have their own niche in the market.

As a Homestay Operator, or Homestay Owner, there’re some Do and Don’t that need to follow. Continue reading

Agoda.com suitable for Homestay or short term rent business?

Agoda.com suitable for Homestay or short term rent business?

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agoda.com is a famous platform for Hotel Booking. Most of us use agoda.com to search for hotel, or even book thru it at least once or more. We always find the best rate in agoda.com, they even gives us the “Best Price Guarantee”.

What is Best Price Guarantee? Detail can read from agoda.com. Here briefly I explain it. It means if you book for a room in a specific hotel for the specific date with the Price X, then you found that there is another website giving Price “X-Y” (cheaper). You can log a claim to agoda.com, they will look into the case and take action. They might match the price or beat it (Depends on agoda final decision). Continue reading