Everyone needs their bogeyman. Airbnb really irritates the hotels. But mostly they have been ignoring Airbnb until they can’t ignore it anymore
To save money, Airbnb halted all its marketing activities at the end of March in order to save an estimated $800 million in 2020. In this, it’s not alone. It’s also wrong
Airbnb will share data on a quarterly basis which will allow public authorities to better understand the development of short-term rental platforms, and will support evidence-based policy decisions
Airbnb gained popularity due to lower pricing and demand for “authentic” experiences. However, after adding occupancy taxes and guest service fee, Airbnbs are not always cheaper than hotels.
New data shows that across all Airbnb listings in London, just one per cent of the capital’s hosts were behind 15 per cent, or 7,440, of the properties listed.
Why would Airbnb hosts choose to operate their short-term residential rental businesses in the neighborhood with other existing listings already?