About The Speaker
CEO and Founder UnderTheDoormat
Merilee Karr is the CEO and Founder of UnderTheDoormat – an award-winning luxury short-term rental company. They offer two approaches, the UnderTheDoormat fully managed model, and Hospiria, integrated technology for property portfolio owners and managers to access the sector.
As the elected Chair for industry body, UK Short Term Accommodation Association, she is
passionate about helping professionalize and grow the industry. This includes the launch of TrustedStays, an accredited short-term accommodation solution for business travelers.
Merilee has worked with BEIS and HMRC on sharing economy policies, Westminster Council, and MHCLG to build regulation in the industry.
Merilee has featured on television and radio and speaks at industry events, including Expedia’s annual global conference. She has been recognized with several awards including JP Morgan’s Top Female Powered Companies in 2021, and Business Woman of the Year in 2019.
Marilee’s session is going to be included in the Main conference program, which is going to be released very soon.