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Kauai left out as vacation rental recovery improves

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Vacation rental bookings in SC saw an increase for Thanksgiving 2020

The ongoing pandemic didn’t affect travel for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend in Horry and Georgetown Counties based on recent data. 

For the week ending on Black Friday, vacation rental bookings in Horry and Georgetown counties increased from 44.5{11d536d4648a1d7992f140edacb2464cafe66c34fb096b602f3cf7b0cd9b26cf} booked in 2019 to 65.2{11d536d4648a1d7992f140edacb2464cafe66c34fb096b602f3cf7b0cd9b26cf} booked in 2020. 

Taylor Damonte, the CCU professor who puts out the school’s weekly tourism update through the Clay Brittain Jr. Center for Tourism said the weather this year may have played a role in that increase. 

“The vacation rental properties had a pretty good fall, this was the first year since 2014 that we didn’t have

Hawaii’s short-term vacation rental business is still showing signs of struggle since the recent lifting of the COVID ban

COVID-19 restrictions banning short-term vacation rentals just lifted on Oahu, which moved into Tier 2 of its economic reopening Thursday.

That means roughly 800 short-term vacation rental properties on Oahu, which had been sidelined by Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell’s pandemic restrictions since April 7, are now allowed to resume business like their neighbor island counterparts.

Short-term rentals, which rented for 30 days or less and weren’t being used to quarantine guests, have been allowed to operate on Hawaii island and Kauai and in Maui County since the middle of June, when the state’s first pandemic-inspired interisland quarantine was lifted. That

Here’s how safe it is to book a vacation rental right now

If the thought of spending the summer stuck in that same old cramped house or apartment has you sweating already, you’re not alone. Summer plans have been upended due to covid-19, but warmer weather has many folks eager to socially distance in greener pastures. With work-from-home guidelines still in place for a lot of the country, a road trip to an extended stay offers a chance to get a change of scenery, give the kids space to run around and have some semblance of a summer while continuing to avoid crowds. But, how safe is it to book a vacation

Vacation Rental Owners Eye Rebound With Phase 3

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. — This is the first weekend Florida is in its Phase 3 and one of the industries impacted by the announcement is vacation rentals.

Short term rentals in Brevard County took a huge hit back in the Spring, because only hotels were allowed to operate during the pandemic but vacation rentals like Airbnb weren’t.


Then Phase 2 cam and there were restrictions like International guests or those traveling from hot spots had to book a two day stay and allowing 72 hours between guests checking in to allow proper cleaning. 

StarFish Realtor Lauren Barley said it’s been