Meet The Team
Timeline

Learn how it all started and where we are today.

2002

We got our roots started early

Growing up in the vacation rental destination of Fernie BC, Founder and CEO Ryland Nelson started working in the property management industry in high school.

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2002
2005

Education

Out of high school Ryland pursued an education at BCIT's Tourism Management Program.

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2005
2008

Experience

Before Airbnb existed, Ryland worked to develop a community based online booking website for local accommodators.

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2008
2010

First Airbnb listing in Fernie

Renting out a lock-off room in his condo, Ryland was one of the earliest adopters of Airbnb

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2010
2013

Ferniebnb

As Airbnb became more popular, Ryland realized there was a demand for services to assist owners in  managing short term rentals.  Ferniebnb was established.

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2013
Mar 2, 2017

bnBeyond Vacations Inc.

Officially incorporated in British Columbia.

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Mar 2, 2017
2019

Fernie's Largest Accommodator

Now with over 100 listings, Beyondbnb hosts the most pillows in Fernie!

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2019
2020

New Communities

With a proven track record, systems and infrastructure in place in Fernie Beyondbnb, in partnership with local entrepreneurs, launches in Invermere and Kimberley, with service areas including Radium and Panorama. 

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2020