I do not find the concept of consorting with unknown persons appealing. Is it for people who have no friends? How do you know the sheets are clean? What is it with people always wanting to get together? What happened to “Never talk to strangers”? Still, I joined CouchSurfing recently, and I surfed in four cities on seven couches actually, beds, mostly.
A couch-surfing sceptic puts aside her qualms about sleeping on strangers’ couches to figure out what makes surfers tick.
TripAdvisor Buys European Vacation Rental Site HouseTrip
How New Zealand’s Unique Approach to Hospitality Drives Group and Incentive Travel
Study Reveals Habits of Highly Successful Airbnb Hosts
What Hotels Say About Airbnb on Their Earnings Calls
New Trends Report: The Vacation Rental Technology Ecosystem