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 even 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
Sep 2012

We Started Our Business At Home

In the early days of Ferniebnb, the business was managed from Ryland's home. However, soon after launch it was clear that the business would soon need a dedicated business space. 

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Sep 2012
2013

Ferniebnb

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

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2013
Mar 2, 2017

bnBeyond Vacations Inc.

The business was then 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, Fernie Beyondbnb, in partnership with local entrepreneurs, launched in Invermere and Kimberley. The new service areas include Radium and Panorama. 

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2020