About This Episode

Meet Jamie Lane, Vice President of Research at AirDNA.

After spending a decade at CBRE, one of the country’s largest American commercial real estate services and investment firm, Jamie was itching for a change…
 
He had always loved the hospitality space, and the short-term rental space in particular, so when he got a call from Scott Shatford the founder of AirDNA about joining the team, Jamie couldn’t say no.
 
Tune in to hear Jamie’s thoughts on: 
  • How savvy STR hosts should be using pricing strategies to increase their occupancy rates
  • How STR hosts should balance OTAs and the building of their own brands
  • As well as his hot takes on the future of travel and hospitality

Learn More about AirDNA 

Connect with Jamie on LinkedIn

Stream Jamie's podcast, STR Data Lab

This episode of Behind the Stays is brought to you by our friends at Touch Stay

Touch Stay enables hosts to build beautiful, digital guidebooks in a matter of minutes…
 
And enhances the guest experience by packaging your recommendations for coffee, wine bars, artisan bakeries, and Michelin star restaurants in a single online location. 
 
Guests can access everything through a simple link — and yes, it works WITHOUT a wifi connection. 
 
Touch Stay allows you to customize your guidebook to match your brand — pick the colors, fonts, and images that best align with your STR. 

Learn more about a plethora of other features they have, and start your free trail at touchstay.com/bts(as in, Behind the Stays).
 

About the Show

Behind the Stays is brought to you twice a week by Sponstayneous — a free, biweekly newsletter that brings subscribers the best last-minute deals and upcoming steals on Airbnb.  
 
You can subscribe, for free, at www.sponstayneous.com

Behind the Stays is hosted by Zach Busekrus, co-founder of Sponstayneous, you can connect with him on Twitter at @zboozee.

About the Host

Zach Busekrus

Co-Founder of Sponstayneous

Zach is the Co-Founder of Sponstayneous, a weekly newsletter that brings subscribers the best last-minute deals and upcoming steals on Airbnb. When COVID hit, he and his wife Gabby broke out of the lease on their 750-square foot apartment in Washington, DC to beta test the digital nomad lifestyle. Zach and Gabby have spent the past year living full-time on Airbnb — they've stayed in 50+ homes to date! 

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