Simon Lehmann

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Simon Lehmann has worked closely with companies in all sectors of travel and has held several key positions including CEO of Interhome from 2005 until 2014, president of Phocuswright until late 2017, CEO of Biketec, deputy CEO of the Hotelplan-Gruppe, and various high-level management appointments at Swissport International. Additionally, Lehmann has been involved in strategic planning with many of the leading and up-and-coming players in the vacation rental sector, has served as a board member for Inntopia, and has held a position as a nonexecutive board member for HomeAway prior to its purchase by Expedia. Lehmann is passionate about identifying new talent and mentoring founders of industry startups, and has invested in many of them. He currently serves as a board member for Vacasa Europe and as an advisor to Rented.com, Transparent, Properly, HelloHere, and Travelnews.ch.

    About Simon Lehmann

    Simon Lehmann has worked closely with companies in all sectors of travel and has held several key positions including CEO of Interhome from 2005 until 2014, president of Phocuswright until late 2017, CEO of Biketec, deputy CEO of the Hotelplan-Gruppe, and various high-level management appointments at Swissport International. Additionally, Lehmann has been involved in strategic planning with many of the leading and up-and-coming players in the vacation rental sector, has served as a board member for Inntopia, and has held a position as a nonexecutive board member for HomeAway prior to its purchase by Expedia. Lehmann is passionate about identifying new talent and mentoring founders of industry startups, and has invested in many of them. He currently serves as a board member for Vacasa Europe and as an advisor to Rented.com, Transparent, Properly, HelloHere, and Travelnews.ch.

    Here are my most recent posts

  • Industry News for Vacation Rental Managers
    The Transformation of Today’s Vacation Rental Industry: What is going on out there? By Simon Lehmann

    If you can keep track of everything that is happening in our fast-transforming vacation rental industry, then...

  • Industry News for Vacation Rental Managers
    Simon Lehmann on Vacation Rental Software: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly 

    The vacation rental industry is booming. In the United States alone, there are an estimated 4,500 professional operators managing more than 600,000...

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