Opening and Welcome
CEO AJL Consulting
Simon is one of the world’s foremost experts on short-term rental and vacation rental. He leads AJL Atelier, a specialized vacation rental, and business consultancy while also advising multiple companies as Board Member and Executive Chairman.
A sought-after speaker, panelist, and moderator, Simon loves to broach high-level and technical topics alike, from the future trends of the short-term rental to the specifics of online distribution in the top 5 OTAs. Previously, Simon was the Co-Founder & Chairman of Vacasa Europe, former President of PhocusWright, and ex-Board member of HomeAway, to name but a few. He’s also an accomplished operator, having led Interhome as CEP, Hotelplan Group Deputy CEO, and Swissport as EVP.
Thursday 26th May
09.15 – 9.30
The Scale Rentals MC, Simon Lehmann, will open the conference and introduce the itinerary for the day.