Encourage More Travelers to Your Urban Airbnb

Airbnb recently released data that shows that rural listings were experiencing higher bookings than at this point last year. They attributed this to a redistribution of popular holiday spots and domestic travellers exploring new regions in their own backyards. While this is a good sign for short-term rentals, it does raise the question of how … Continued

Why you Should Consider an Airbnb Rental Agreement

All Airbnb hosts like to believe that each guest staying will be respectful and look after their property well. And while this is true in most cases, unfortunately there can be those rare guests that break your Airbnb’s house rules. Some Airbnb guests may claim that they never saw the rules on your listing. Others … Continued

How to Set-up your Airbnb for Pets

If you are an Airbnb host during the time of Covid-19, you will know it has never been more essential to make sure your listing appeals to as many different types of guests as possible. One such type of guests that you may have not considered before are pets! While many Airbnb hosts might be … Continued

3 Hosting Tips for Surviving Lockdowns

All Airbnb hosts can agree that lockdowns due to Covid-19 are a particularly challenging time for the industry. This is due to mass cancellations from guests no longer able to travel as well as hosts unable to continue listing their space due to local regulations. While Airbnb hosts in New Zealand started to see a … Continued

How to Set Up an Ideal Remote Workspace in your Airbnb

With the pandemic forcing many companies world-wide to adopt work-from-home cultures due to nation-wide lockdowns, many people have found that workers are able to be just as, if not more, productive without coming into the office. Due to this, many people have realised that working from home could mean working from anywhere, and as a … Continued

Top 5 Post-Lockdown Travel Trends

Airbnb’s CEO Brian Chesky recently claimed that the travel we knew is never going to return. Whether or not this is true, as an Airbnb host, it is important to adapt quickly and keep up to date with changing travel trends so that your Airbnb remains successful.  Any travel data from the beginning of 2020 … Continued

How to Find the Best Check-in Method for your Airbnb

If you’ve already begun hosting, you’ll know how important a seamless check-in is for giving your guests a great first impression of your Airbnb. For this reason, it’s essential to make sure you are using a check-in method that’s best suited for your type of Airbnb. Through managing Airbnbs in the Auckland CBD, we have … Continued

How to Keep Your Airbnb Business Afloat During COVID-19

Let’s face it – COVID-19 has heavily impacted the tourism industry around the world, despite the optimism we all had at the beginning of the pandemic. Time to face the facts and become realists as we need to save our businesses. Here are some tips we have used at Zodiak Management to help prepare for, … Continued

Here’s a tick list to get good Airbnb reviews

So you’re an Auckland Airbnb host who’s trying their hardest but is yet to see the good reviews to roll on in? Well here’s some good news for you! It will be almost impossible not to get good reviews once you tick off everything on this list.  So why do you need good reviews as … Continued