Airbnb faces its first real challenge and possibly its last – but it is not restrictive legislation, as expected, but a virus

The concept on which Airbnb is founded – tourists becoming ‘locals’ and locals profiting from the tourists by hosting them in their homes – is…..

Hotel prices will fluctuate slightly and car rental rates will reach 10-year high as more Americans than ever on record will travel this holiday season

US travellers will need to budget more for car rentals and hotels this holiday season, according to AAA’s Leisure Travel Index. This shows that the…..

Regulation catches up with innovation – the case of short-term rentals

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has published the first systematic overview of how both national governments and local authorities are addressing and managing new business…..

Australia’s short term rentals boom – and Airbnb captures most of it!

Airbnb seems to have the Australian short term rentals market firmly in its grip, new research highlights. Between Mar-2018 and Feb-2019 Australia’s short-term holiday rental…..

From the eyes of a holiday home insurer – crazy owner claims and Airbnb horror stories

UK family run holiday home insurer Schofields Insurance has provided an insight into the life of a private holiday home or Airbnb owner with stories…..

Lower occupancy, higher prices and different seasonal trends differentiate holiday rentals from hotels across the UK

Holiday rentals in the United Kingdom showed lower occupancy, higher prices and different seasonal trends than hotels in the market, according to a STR analysis…..