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Simon Lehmann

CEO/Co-Founder AJL Atelier

Simon is one of the world’s foremost experts on short-term rental and vacation rental. He leads AJL Atelier, a specialised vacation rental and business consultancy while also advising multiple companies as Board Member and Executive Chairman.
A sough-after speaker, panellist and moderator, Simon loves to broach high-level and technical topics alike, from the future trends of 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 CEO, Hotelplan Group as Deputy CEO and Swissport as EVP.

Consolidation & Acquisitions Employees & Hiring 1St Of The Month

1st of the Month Bonus Episode - Simon Says: Human Capital is KEY to Profitability, PLUS Launch of Alex & Annie's List

Sept. 1, 2022

It's the 1st of the Month! Tune in as we recap the previous month and look ahead to the next, discussing industry trends, pacing, events and more. Simon Lehmann of AJL Atelier joins us each month for "Simon Says", where we …

Guest: Simon Lehmann
1St Of The Month Advocacy & Legislative Issues

1st of the Month Bonus Episode - Simon Says: It’s Time to Put Egos Aside to Strengthen the Industry

Aug. 1, 2022

It's the 1st of the Month! Tune in as we recap the previous month and look ahead to the next, discussing industry trends, pacing, events and more. Simon Lehmann of AJL Consulting joins us each month for "Simon Says", where …

Guest: Simon Lehmann
Consolidation & Acquisitions 1St Of The Month

1st of the Month Bonus Episode - Simon Says: The Times They Are a Changin'

July 1, 2022

It's the 1st of the Month! Tune in as we recap the previous month and look ahead to the next, discussing industry trends, pacing, events and more. Simon Lehmann of AJL Consulting joins us each month for "Simon Says", where …

Guest: Simon Lehmann
OTAs / Distribution Consolidation & Acquisitions 1St Of The Month

It’s the 1st of the Month! Bonus Episode - June 2022

June 1, 2022

It's the 1st of the Month! Tune in for our short and SUITE bonus episode series where we discuss news, upcoming events. trends, and anything of interest in the world of vacation and short term rentals. We're at the VRMA Exec…

Guest: Simon Lehmann
OTAs / Distribution Consolidation & Acquisitions

How a Swissport Airport Exec Became the Renaissance Man of Vacation Rentals, with Simon Lehmann

Nov. 30, 2021

Simon Lehmann is one of the most respected thought leaders and operational experts in the world of vacation rentals. Simon has been our mentor and friend for several years, but it wasn't until a couple months ago at VRMA Int…

Guest: Simon Lehmann