Check in! – hotel highlights across South Pac

The Blue Swan Daily brings you a round up of the latest key hotel news from across the South Pacific. Marriott International releases Q1FY2018 hotel development…..

Airbnb has “seriously considered a lot of things around aviation” as it intends to fulfil end-to-end business needs

A decade after it started to disrupt the hotel business and the billionaire behind Airbnb is looking to invest his fortune in the airline business…..

Surprise! New study shows Airbnb is not the preferred accommodation amongst North America’s millennials

Nearly every travel provider has spent the last few years attempting to decipher the travel preferences of Millennials. But new research by consultancy Resonance has…..

Attention airlines and GDSs: try embracing Airbnb’s flight booking ambitions

It’s been a little more than year since Airbnb hinted it might challenge titan OTAs Priceline and Expedia with its own flight booking tool. The…..

Airbnb aims for the corporate traveller

Airbnb seems to be throwing its weight around, pulling in partnerships from a variety of industries. According to Airbnb, in the first six months of…..

Airbnb stresses it is making strides in duty of care for business travellers 

Airbnb is aggressively working to broaden its reach with corporate customers after declaring ambitions to double its business customer base by 2020. Presently, business travellers…..

The Airbnb effect continues – Jet Airways and ANA partnerships

Whether the hotel industry likes it or not, it seems – at the moment anyway – Airbnb is here to stay. According to the organisation,…..

Airbnb no threat to hotels’ higher yielding compression nights: STR

The battle between short term holiday letting communities and traditional hotels has been raging for some time – but new findings reveal that the market…..

Airbnb delivers stimulation effect to hotel industry like low-fare airlines in aviation sector

In a twist on the way tourism boards promote their places, Sweden has this week listed the entire country on Airbnb, the online marketplace and…..

Airbnb beds down in NSW

The regulation of short term holiday letting has been an increasing hot topic around the world, with the Silicon Valley darling, Airbnb, at the centre…..