Responsible Hosting Matters

Responsible Hosting Matters

What's the most important thing to consider as an Airbnb host? There are a lot of responsibilities that come with being an Airbnb host, but one of the most crucial responsibilities is that of maintaining the safety and security of you and your guests. We had...

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How to prepare for peak season

How to prepare for peak season

Busy season is coming. You may be thinking to yourself that it’s a few months away, but it’s never too early to plan for on season. In fact, if you want a successful busy season on Airbnb, the earlier you start, the better. When the chaos hits, you may be too busy to...

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Airbnb and the Holiday Season

Airbnb and the Holiday Season

  The holiday season is here, and not for long! But that’s no reason you can’t take advantage of Airbnb hosting over the holidays.   Many will be staying in Airbnbs during this time while they visit their families, and some will be travelling. As an Airbnb...

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Tips for Winterproofing your Airbnb

Tips for Winterproofing your Airbnb

It’s that time of year again. Pull up your boots, slide into that parka and ask yourself why you live somewhere where the air hurts your face. Seriously, why though?   Sludge, 30 below temperatures and slippery pavement.. Do we have you excited yet?   As we...

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Managing Airbnb Guests’ Expectations

Managing Airbnb Guests’ Expectations

When it comes to Airbnb hosting, your guest’s experience is one of the most important things to consider. Guests are depending on you to deliver on a promised experience.   So how do you make sure you’re promising something you can actually give them? Managing...

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How to get more Airbnb guests during your off season

How to get more Airbnb guests during your off season

Every Airbnb host has a peak season and an off season. This time of year, things can start to slow down a little bit on Airbnb. But that doesn’t mean you can’t maintain your bookings. The way you manage your BNB during a slow season can make or break your business!...

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Is your Airbnb pet-friendly?

Is your Airbnb pet-friendly?

Just because you’re travelling, doesn’t mean you need to leave your furry little sidekick at home. At Short and Suite BNB, nearly every one of our Airbnbs is pet friendly. We adore pets of all kinds! (Just don’t bring your alligator to our Airbnb) So why did we choose...

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5 Things to Do in Ottawa this Fall

5 Things to Do in Ottawa this Fall

Fall in Ottawa is known for being short, (hello, six months of winter) but that doesn’t mean you can’t take advantage of the beautiful changing colours and fun activities Ottawa has to offer. Here are our 8 top things to do in Ottawa this fall.     View this...

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How to Maximize Your Airbnb Occupancy Rate

How to Maximize Your Airbnb Occupancy Rate

Your Airbnb occupancy rate is the ratio of rented space to the total amount of available spaces. High occupancy rates are good for business - they influence your Airbnb’s rental income and the amount that you can charge your guests. They are not the end all be all, as...

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