City of Tybee Island Deploys AI Solution to Regulate Short Term Rentals

DENVER, Oct. 13, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Granicus, the leading provider of cloud-based citizen engagement technologies and services, today announced a partnership with Tybee Island, GA to streamline the City’s short-term rental (STR) registration, tax collection, and enforcement with Granicus’ govService Host Compliance product suite.

A bustling beach town, Tybee Island is known for attracting tens of thousands of tourists a week to enjoy its long sandy beach, local eateries

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Candidates For San Diego City Council District 1 Disagree On Short-Term Rentals

A sign lays on the ground with its message in opposition of short term vacati...

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Above: A sign lays on the ground with its message in opposition of short term vacation rentals, July 17, 2018.

Though it’s officially non-partisan, the San Diego City Council will stay in control of Democrats after the November election. Only two out of the five open council seats feature races between a Republican and a Democrat.

One of them is San Diego City Council District One.

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Camper van rentals: A socially distant way to road trip in the American West

Did you miss your staycation summer road trip around Alaska?

As the temperature drops, travelers are looking to the national parks in the Lower 48 for some more socially distant holidays.

Two companies are designing rental fleets in different ways to appeal to these travelers — many of whom are younger than your traditional RV travelers.

“We have more than 650 camper vans in our fleet,” said Eric Fullerton, marketing

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Short-term rentals approved for Welch

RED WING — The Goodhue County Board approved the request for a conditional-use permit on Tuesday for the development and operation of a three-unit bed-and-breakfast inn in Welch.

Anthony Verch, the applicant, proposed to convert the first floor of a two-floor apartment building into three units designated for short-term rentals.

“We believe this would attract people to spend more time and money in the village. With the wide variety of

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The best vacation rentals for fall foliage in the US

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Ever paused to admire the vibrant colors of the changing leaves on an autumn evening walk? Or posted a photo of a particularly beautiful leaf outstretched in front of the camera on social media? If so, congratulations, you’re a leaf-peeper. In the US, “going leaf peeping” is a cute way of saying you’re planning

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San Diego’s on-again, off-again debate over short-term rentals is on again, but still no resolution

The pitched debate over short-term rentals returned to City Hall Thursday following a two-year hiatus as San Diego planning commissioners considered a proposal that would potentially slash the volume of such rentals by as much as 70 percent.



a group of people standing in front of a crowd: Supporters and critics of short-term rentals, seen in this 2016 photo, have been squaring off for years at City Hall as San Diego's elected leaders have wrestled with how to regulate overnight stays in residential neighborhoods. (Nelvin C. Cepeda/The San Diego Union-Tribune)


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Supporters and critics of short-term rentals, seen in this 2016 photo, have been squaring off for years at City Hall as San Diego’s elected leaders

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Oxnard agrees with state commission on short-term rentals

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The Oxnard City Council approved a short-term rental ordinance on Tuesday after the California Coastal Commission made modifications to the proposed regulations. (Photo: Joseph A. Garcia)

For about the length of a presidential term, the city of Oxnard has been considering and fine tuning an ordinance to regulate the popular use of residential units as vacation rentals.

On Tuesday, the City Council unanimously agreed to a short-term rental ordinance

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12 unique New England rentals with breathtaking views of the fall foliage

If you’re looking for a leaf-peeping getaway among New England’s iconic fall foliage, many vacation rentals offer a front-row seat to the region’s exploding colors. You just need to know where to go.

Ahead, check out 12 listings provided by Glamping Hub, Vrbo, and Airbnb that make for a perfect fall adventure.

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A silo cottage in Tyringham listed on Airbnb. —Airbnb

This former Berkshires art studio and silo cottage

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Luxury Vacation Rentals, Flight Attendant Travel Hacks, REAL ID Driver’s Licenses And More

Why Vacation Rentals Are Ideal for Remote Workers

Need to get away this fall but aren’t ready to stay at a hotel or resort just yet? For those who can work from home through the end of the year, a long-term rental property may be just the answer. From Arizona to South Carolina, here are vacation homes that offer luxurious amenities—and seclusion.

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San Diego’s on-again, off-again debate over Airbnb rentals is on again

The pitched debate over short-term rentals returned to City Hall Thursday following a two-year hiatus as San Diego planning commissioners considered a proposal that would potentially slash the volume of such rentals by as much as 60 percent.

While no vote was taken on the substance of the proposed ordinance, the Planning Commission agreed at the conclusion of the more than three-hour hearing to send the matter back to city

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Albuquerque City Councilors make changes to short-term vacation rentals

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Albuquerque City Councilors made major changes to rules on short-term rentals across the city. The changes aim to get more oversight on these rental properties and help keep neighbors happy. However, the changes did receive some pushback from rental property owners.

“During big events certainly like Balloon Fiesta and other things on that order,

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The most remote vacation rentals in the US

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Traveling in the age of COVID-19 has meant a new focus on domestic trips and priorities tied to hygiene and personal space. Indeed, the chance to stay somewhere remote — as opposed to exclusive — is this summer’s marker of real luxury. 

And while striking out off the grid is admirable, most travelers cannot

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Vrbo is giving away 25 vacations worth $5,000 in some of its most iconic rentals, from a plane to a castle



This resort in Texas sleeps 37 and comes with its own water park. Courtesy of Vrbo


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This resort in Texas sleeps 37 and comes with its own water park. Courtesy of Vrbo

  • To celebrate its 25th anniversary, vacation rental company Vrbo is giving away 25 vacations worth $5,000 at 25 of its most iconic properties.
  • To enter, you need to upload a throwback family vacation photo to Instagram or Facebook with #VrboTurns25 before October 18, 2020.
  • The winners can then choose which
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Parrish Kaua’i Vacation Rentals adapts to economic landscape

PRINCEVILLE — JP Parrish doesn’t anticipate a spike in tourism when tourists are allowed to return to the island on Oct. 15.

Parrish, the owner of one of the largest and locally owned vacation rental management companies on Kaua‘i, continues to evolve his company which operates 300 independently owned luxury homes and condominiums from the South Shore to the North Shore.

“There is a lot of talk of ‘pent-up demand,’

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Vacation Rentals on KAYAK — KAYAK Travel Hacker Blog

What’s better than finding the right hotel for your next trip? Being able to see all of your accommodation options in one search. Lucky for you, when you search on KAYAK, that’s exactly what you’ll get – an all-encompassing search that combines all our accommodation options in one place. Cabins, cottages and villas, oh my.

 

In addition to hotels, KAYAK has access to more than 450,000 rentals and unique accommodations

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The best vacation rentals near national parks on Airbnb and Vrbo

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In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, most international borders are still closed for tourism, but here is some good news for Americans: we live in an exceptionally beautiful country. From coast to coast (plus Hawaii and Alaska), the National Park Service protects over 50 million acres of land, all of which are open

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Battle for San Diego mayor focuses on housing, vacation rentals, future of sports arena area

Two candidates battling to become San Diego’s first new mayor since 2014 have starkly different views on solving the city’s housing crisis, homelessness, vacation rentals, transportation challenges and revamping the sports arena neighborhood.

Assemblyman Todd Gloria and Councilwoman Barbara Bry are both Democrats, so they have similar views on many issues, including support for law enforcement reform, the city’s climate action plan and efforts to boost racial equity.

But some

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High-Design Vacation Home Rentals Are Having a Moment

Over in Montauk, Robert McKinley, the designer behind Sant Ambroeus and Hudson’s Hotel Kinsley, is putting the finishing touches on an impeccably curated home called the McKinley Bungalow. Inside the concrete, low-slung home, painted in a muted volcanic tone, is mixture of new, found, and antique pieces: There are Floyd beds, Heath Ceramics, Phaidon cookbooks, Great Jones pots, cutting boards from a flea market in France, glasses from Sicily, vintage

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Short-term rentals, home maintenance, liquor and CBD among those who fared well during pandemic | Myrtle Beach Area News

Words like “interesting” and even “good” come to mind when Pawleys Island-based real estate sales and rentals owner Will Dieter describes 2020.

“We’re a little more wide open spaces,” said Dieter, a lifelong Pawleys Island resident whose company sells and rents vacation properties for Pawleys Island and Litchfield Beach. “It’s been an interesting year, to say the least, for all of us.”

Though business owners won’t necessary be waving a

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