Listen Up: Discover The Top Short-Term Rental Podcasts To Tune Into To Stay Ahead Of The Game (Part 3)

Podcasts for larger short-term rental (STR) hosts and property managers looking to automate processes, increase direct bookings, boost occupancy and maximize revenue.

From industry leaders to successful hosts, these short-term rental (STR) podcasts share the secrets of short-term rental management, automation and revenue generation

Hey there, and welcome back to our 3-part podcast series!

We hope you caught PART 1: Podcasts for new and experienced short-term rental (STR) hosts looking to develop their hosting skills and PART 2: Podcasts for those interested in financial independence and investing in short-term rental (STR) real estate, in specific short-term rentals. If not, make sure to check them out for some amazing insights and strategies for short-term rental success. 

If you’re ready to take it to the next level, then you’re in the right place. In part three of our series, we’ll be focusing on podcasts specifically catering to larger hosts and property managers who want to automate processes, increase direct bookings, boost occupancy, and maximize revenue.


Hosted by Mark Simpson

Mark Simpson has worked in the marketing and hospitality industries for decades and across various roles. He understands the everyday challenges of hosts and has made it his mission to help 1 million hosts increase their direct bookings so they are no longer reliant on or controlled by OTAs.

In this podcast, Mark joins forces with short-term rental expert  Liam Carolan to arm STR hosts with tools, tactics, and expert advice through insightful interviews and training to scale their direct bookings and reduce their dependencies on aggregators and OTA.

Boostly has interviewed PriceLabs twice, once in 2019 to discuss common pricing mistakes to avoid and more recently, Liam, who is now head coach at Boostly, got in conversation with Anurag Verma, co-founder and Thibault Masson, Head of Product Marketing at PriceLabs to talk about maximizing revenue through dynamic pricing.


Boostly Podcast with Mark Simpson


Hosted by Matt Landau

Matt Landau - Unlocked podcast

Matt is the founder of VRMB – Vacation Rental Marketing Blog. VRMB’s purpose is to challenge owners and managers of short-term rentals (STRs) to think about marketing authentically, technology confidently, and guests personally to create a successful, sustainable, and scalable business.

True to its name, his podcast ‘Unlocked’ uncovers best practices through interviews with some of the world’s most innovative vacation rental professionals. 


The Accommodation Show

Hosted by Bart Sobies

A serial entrepreneur, Bart Sobies loves tech, marketing, and investment. He founded, a website that helps accommodation owners and managers get their online presence up from scratch

His podcast is one of the best go-to resources for anyone in the accommodation industry. Through his interviews, Bart brings together the best and brightest minds in the accommodation industry to ponder, discuss and decipher the latest developments and climate of the industry.


Bart Sobies - Accomodation show podcast

The Real Estate Podcast 

Hosted by David Greene & Rob Abasolo

Real Estate Podcast by David Greene & Rob Abasolo

David Greene has renovated, refurbished, and managed over 50 rental properties and owns several multifamily apartment complexes, short-term rentals, mortgage notes, and triple-net properties. 

He is a nationally-recognized authority on real estate, and together with Rob Abasolo – tiny home builder, glampsite owner, and 12x Airbnb Superhost, he hosts the BiggerPockets Real Estate Podcast.

With episodes dropping every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday, they break down real estate investing strategies that work—from deep-dive interviews to coaching calls, news analysis, and more.


Slick Talk

Hosted by Wil Slickers

Wil Slickers is the Co-Founder & Destination Director of Recreation Rentals and creator of The Destinationaire Awards, among other things. Wil lives by the concept of “Exceeding Expectations and Creating Destinations” and ​brings a new perspective to tourism, hospitality, and service.  

Before turning to full-time self-employment and entrepreneurship, Wil managed properties with Marriott Autograph Collection 4 Diamond property with over 700 rooms managed as an all-suite hotel on Oregon Coast.

His podcast is a treasure trove for anyone in the Hospitality industry, be it hotels, restaurants, vacation rentals, or travel! His network is enviable, and he interviews some of the biggest Founders and Professionals within all hospitality segments.


Slick Talk by Wil Slickers

Vacation Rental Success

Hosted by Heather Bayer

Vacation rental success for STRs by Heather Bayer

Heather Bayer has been fully immersed in the short-term rental (STR) industry for over 25 years, first as an owner of multiple properties in the UK and Canada and for the last 15 years as CEO of one of Ontario’s leading property management companies. 

She co-founded Vacation Rental Formula (formerly Cottage Blogger), contributing training materials supporting independent owners and managers. 

She’s the voice behind the Vacation Rental Success podcast – with nearly 500 episodes of interviews, owner and manager features, and her own musings on the industry.


The No BS Short-Term Rental Podcast

Hosted by Mateo Bradford and John Stokinger

Mateo Bradford and John Stokinger come together with this podcast to provide an unfiltered look into the global vacation and short-term rental industry. They discuss various topics covering the current news and affairs surrounding the short-term rental (STR) space, focusing on inclusion and culture.

Mateo is the founding board member for the Atlanta Metro Short-Term Rental Alliance and a DEI & conscious capital evangelist, while John is the Director of Sales at Direct Software. Previous to Direct, John has worn many hats in the Vacation Rental industry, including Distribution, Payment Processing, Visual Marketing, and Enterprise Property Management Software consultation. 


The No BS STR Podcast by Mateo Bradford and John Stokinger

The Short Term Show

Hosted by Avery Carl

The Short Term Show hosted by Avery Carl

Avery Carl is the founder and CEO of The Short Term Shop, a real estate company focusing exclusively on Vacation Rental and Short Term Rental acquisitions. One of Wall Street Journal’s Top 100 Agents in 2020, Avery has sold over $200 million in Short Term/Vacation Rentals since 2017, specializing in connecting investors with short-term rentals with the highest ROI potential.

An investor herself, Avery started with 1 property and turned it into 42 in a matter of 5 years. In her podcast, she provides tips and advice for hosts looking to maximize their profits.


STR Café – Los cafés de Juanjo (Spanish)

Hosted by Juanjo Bande

An architect and Airbnb user since 2014, Juanjo is passionate about real estate and believes in the future of short-term rentals and its impact on the real estate market, particularly in Spain.

His STR podcast covers short-term rental hosting and management topics, including marketing, trends, pricing, and guest experience. He talks with hosts and experts from online rental platforms to share useful things for the community of hosts.

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STR Café - Los cafés de Juanjo (Spanish) podcast

Thank you for following along with our three-part podcast series focused on short-term rental investing and management. We hope you’ve gained valuable insights from industry experts, investors, and hosts and that you’ve discovered new podcasts to add to your listening list.

Thank you once again for joining us on this journey. I hope you enjoyed discovering these podcasts as much as we did!

We’d love to hear your feedback and suggestions; please write to us at or DM us on Instagram if you have something to share or think there’s a podcast we’ve missed!

Established in 2014 and headquartered in Chicago, PriceLabs is a leading provider of innovative and easy-to-use Dynamic Pricing and revenue management solutions for the rental industry. PriceLabs provides a data-driven approach, automation rules, and customizations to manage pricing and stay restrictions that help property owners and managers increase revenues efficiently.

Please note: This is not a sponsored article. We are sharing the list with the short-term rental owners and managers to increase awareness and education of the industry.

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