Angel Host helps Vacation Rental and Short-Term Rental Managers in Canada and around the world rent more. We accomplish this through a combination of technology and human talent, from advanced dynamic pricing algorithms to ensure the properties are priced at the ideal rates throughout the year to cutting-edge technology to answer every inquiry in record time 24/7. Our clients see increases of 35 per cent to 70 per cent in sales in their first year of working with Angel Host.
Tell us about yourself?
I’m a serial entrepreneur. Angel Host is the seventh company I have started. Some of them were very successful, and some were total failures. I saw the opportunity to start Angel Host because I am also an owner of a vacation rental property. I saw just how little was being done by my Property Manager to maximize my rental opportunities.
If you could go back in time a year or two, what piece of advice would you give yourself?
Continue trusting your gut when recruiting, always focusing on attitude more than aptitude.
What problem does your business solve?
Vacation Rental and Short Term Rental Managers find it extremely hard to keep up with all the new technologies and processes required to compete in this market. Angel Host takes a large portion of their day-to-day operations off their shoulders while significantly increasing their revenues.
What is the inspiration behind your business?
As a vacation rental property owner myself, I saw how the Property Management company that took care of my condo was leaving so much money on the table by not applying the latest technologies and methodologies in the marketing and promotion of my property.
What is your magic sauce?
We combine the best technology available in the marketplace with our own technology and algorithms, all managed by a team of highly trained professionals in every area.
What is the plan for the next 5 years? What do you want to achieve?
We currently help manage over 700 properties in 11 different countries. In five years, we hope to be managing over 20,000, bringing growth opportunities to everyone around us.
What is the biggest challenge you’ve faced so far?
Finding the best way to explain our services to potential clients
How can people get involved?
The best way to start engaging with Angel Host is by allowing our team of specialists to provide you with a free audit of your existing Vacation Rental or Short Term rental listing (i.e. we look at your Airbnb/ Booking.com listings and tell you what you are doing right and what areas you would improve).