Although the death of DVD rental stores was predicted long ago and saw bookstores fall and fail in a far more spectacular fashion, Telstra’s sale of its BigPond DVD movie rental business may well be the last nail in the DVD’s coffin.
Peer-to-peer airport car rental startup FlightCar is opening in its largest and busiest location yet, as the company has just introduced service at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The launch comes two weeks before one of the busiest travel days in the U.S., as FlightCar hopes to capitalize on the number of travelers coming in and out of L.A.
The vacation rental industry is often overlooked, especially relative to hotels. So it might surprise you to learn that it’s actually a massive market, with bookings generating over $85 billion annually — in the U.S and Europe alone.