With Simon Lehmann, AJL Consulting and Alessandro Pacilio – Senior Product Marketing Manager at Booking.com 

It is clear to us all that all travel and hospitality verticals have been strongly impacted by the current COVID-19 crisis. Everyone is trying their best to save their business and prepare for recovery. The short-term rental industry is expected to be one of the fastest recovering travel verticals, however, we all know that the landscape will have changed tremendously by the time bookings start to return. Watch below for one of our guest speakers, as part of the AJL Profitability Hub online conference, discuss emerging trends for the professional short-term rental industry.


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Session description: 

The vast majority of short-term rental property managers are using technology to support their business and be more efficient in their daily operations.

In this session we will discuss how you can use this downtime to educate yourself about the technology already available to you, from OTA’s extranet to a deep dive into your property management system’s features making the most of this downtime to learn, monitor the market and build the right automations to support a faster recovery of your business.

During this session we will discuss Booking.com’s extranet features with Alessandro

Speakers’ Bio:

Alessandro works as a Senior Product Marketing Manager at Booking.com Homes and Apartments Division. In his current position, he leads the value proposition development, product/market fit and the go-to-market strategies of products and services dedicated to the professionals and multi-property partners in the short-term rental industry. 

Prior to his current role, Alessandro worked in a number of different roles at Booking.com including regional account management, commercial and product development. Before joining Booking.com he worked in a variety of commercial development positions in the Airlines, Hospitality and Financial Services sectors. 

Alessandro studied Physics at the University of Milan and holds a BA Honours, 1st class degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from the Open University, UK.

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