Alex & Annie Vacation Rental Podcast

With more than 35 years combined experience in vacation rentals, Alex Husner & Annie Holcombe teamed up to launch what has become one of the fastest growing hospitality podcasts, engaging the hearts and minds of their audiences with thought provoking interviews and candid conversations. On a mission to find the one story, idea, strategy or decision that led to their guests' big A-HA moment, this podcast appeals to a wide variety of listeners within hospitality and beyond. Motivational and fun, Alex & Annie embody the importance of women supporting other women and were recently named to the Top 30 Hospitality Podcasts by the Global Hospitality Institute.

Join them, as they highlight the REAL stories behind the people and brands that have built vacation rentals into the 100 BILLION dollar industry it is today.

The Real Stories, the Real Moments, the Real People... with Alex & Annie!


About the Hosts

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Alex O. Husner

CMO, Casago

Alex Husner is CMO for Casago, one of the largest professionally managed vacation rental companies in the US and Mexico. Casago’s vacation rental franchise model provides operators with the tools to grow their business with the support, software, systems and purchasing power of a national organization. Alex previously served as CMO for Condo-World for 13 years, a vacation rental business based in North Myrtle Beach, SC that managed over 500 properties and led sales and marketing efforts for an additional 5,000 partner properties in the Southeast. She has a passion for developing strategies that drive sales overnight and brand over time, connecting all aspects of digital, social and traditional marketing. Alex serves on the Board of Directors for the VRMA (Vacation Rental Managers Association) and is Past Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce & CVB.

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Annie Holcombe

Director Business Development- US & Canada

Annie has 30 years experience in hospitality and tourism holding positions from Front Desk, Sales & Marketing, owner relations and worked for leading OTA, Expedia. At Expedia she oversaw one of the largest Vacation Rental markets, Florida Panhandle leading to a position as Senior Key Account manager specializing in vacation and non traditional lodging accounts and on the channel management side with Lexicon Travel helping managers optimize and grow reach and revenues. She is currently Director of Business Development -US & Canada for Homes & Villas by Marriott Bonvoy . This diverse background makes Annie one of the industries most empathetic and thoughtful new leaders. She is currently a member of the STR Professionals Thought Leaders on Clubhouse, hosting monthly chat rooms and served
as a strategic advisor for up Travel OTA- Whimstay in 2021-2022.