In spring 2016, AccorHotels bought onefinestay, which now looks to expand to 40 cities in four years under new leadership.

Skift interviewed co-founder and CEO Evan Frank, about Collections, the company’s own formal entrance into the luxury vacation rental market; about expansion; selling through traditional corporate and travel agent sales channels; consolidation across, and interest in, the luxury vacation industry; his views on Airbnb and Airbnb Lux; the impact of regulation on rentals in come cities; the need for organised distribution channels in the vacation rental market; tours and activities; onefinestay’s profitability; the future of homesharing in the hospitality industry; the need to trust brands; and the effect of the current geopolitical climate including the US travel ban;

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