Vacation Rental Glossary

Dynamic Pricing

Dynamic pricing utilizes variables rather than fixed prices to continuously adjust your prices in response to real-time supply and demand. This allows businesses to maximize revenue with automatic pricing adjustments instead of manual adjustments. Read More

Accessible Tourism

Accessible tourism is a conscious effort to provide an all-inclusive travel experience. It essentially means that tourist destinations, services, stays, and products are accessible to all people regardless of their physical or intellectual limitations, disabilities and/or age.

Airbnb Plus

Airbnb plus is a program by Airbnb that incentivises hosts for their exceptional guest experience. These properties receive benefits such as higher visibility, improved reputation, and added services. It is a selection of the highest quality homes with hosts known for great reviews and attention to detail. Every home is verified through in-person quality inspection to ensure quality and design.

Airbnb Superhost

Airbnb superhost is a host who prioritizes guest experiences and ensures that every one has a great stay in their Airbnb. Airbnb evaluates hosts quarterly and will automatically adjust your status if you meet their qualifications. You can get up to 22% more bookings by becoming a Airbnb superhost. Read More

Alternative Accommodation

Alternative accommodations are used to refer to non-hotel accommodation offerings. These are private rental accommodations that have been popularized by platforms like Airbnb.


It could be a standalone building on your land or a combination of multiple buildings. For example, an apartment building is a property. It would also include individual condo or apartment units, not just the whole building.


A vacation rental that is open for bookings. For example, if you are renting multiple rooms within one apartment, then each room that you have made available for booking is a listing.

Orphan Gaps

An orphan gap occurs when some nights are left unbookable due to minimum requirements set in length of stay. For example, if you require a 7 night minimum and bookings leave less than 7 nights open between the last checkout and next check-in. Read More

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