Vacation Rentals Compete with Traditional Lodging for Tourist Dollars
July 5, 2018
SEELEY LAKE - Dagny Krigbaum has been responsible for taking care of her family's cabin in Seeley Lake for more than 20 years.
In the past, she enlisted property management companies to rent out the cabin and assist her in taking care of it while she lived in Missoula. The companies never had much success and the few renters the cabin did have never stayed for very long and always seemed to leave a mess in the wake of their stay.
About three years ago, Krigbaum decided to advertise her family's cabin on Airbnb, a website and app that connects a host with an empty home with someone looking...