HomeAway Co-Founder Carl Shepherd on Vacation Rentals’ Past, Present & Future

Matt Landau
March 17, 2021

Matt sits down with Carl Shepherd, co-founder of HomeAway, for an oral history of some of the vacation rental industry's critical formative moments and a visionary look at the future. As you can see we've broken this interview up into two parts: 

Part 1

Carl gives Matt a full  history of online vacation rentals and how Vrbo/HomeAway got started. 

Part 2

Matt and Carl explore the biggest areas for opportunity from here moving forward. 

Both of these episodes are brought to you by Point Central, the leaders in smart home automation, and Breezeway, the best in class property care and automations platform.  

Resources mentioned in the show and full text transcripts can be downloaded here on VRMB Communities.

About the Author

Matt Landau is the Founder of VRMB. He spends most of his time inside of VRMB Communities, one of the leading collaboration platforms helping vacation rental owners and managers build more profitable & sustainable businesses.

Matt Landau

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