Articles tagged “airbnb”

Court Decision Gives Airbnb a Temporary Win in Miami

Court Decision Gives Airbnb a Temporary Win in Miami

Associated Press

A judge's decision to block Miami's attempt to clamp down on short-terms rentals isn't likely the end of the story. Still, Airbnb hosts appreciate the reprieve.

2 days ago

How Extended Stay Hotels Are Pivoting Towards a New Generation of Travelers

How Extended Stay Hotels Are Pivoting Towards a New Generation of Travelers

Deanna Ting, Skift

The extended stay portion of the lodging business continues to see strong demand. But are extended stay brands doing enough to keep up with travelers' evolving tastes and needs? And what about Airbnb?

4 days ago

What’s Really Behind the Hotel Industry’s Plans to Combat Airbnb

What’s Really Behind the Hotel Industry’s Plans to Combat Airbnb

Deanna Ting, Skift

There's not a David and Goliath battle happening here. It's more like new money versus old money, and we expect to see some excellent public relations work on every side.

5 days ago

Hawaii Lawmakers Try to Settle Differences Over Vacation Rental Regulations

Hawaii Lawmakers Try to Settle Differences Over Vacation Rental Regulations

Audrey McAvoy, Associated Press

In destinations like Hawaii where tourism is a top industry, managing the balance between the needs and wants of visitors and the needs of residents is a constant struggle that's being reflected in the state's current battles over vacation rental regulation.

6 days ago

Corporate Travel Still Doesn’t Get Homesharing Despite Business Traveler Use

Corporate Travel Still Doesn’t Get Homesharing Despite Business Traveler Use

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Business travelers and their employers want safety, quality, and consistency; if homesharing companies can provide those things, we expect more acceptance from travel policies.

6 days ago

Regulation Is Slowing Growth in Some of Airbnb’s Most Popular Markets

Regulation Is Slowing Growth in Some of Airbnb’s Most Popular Markets

Deanna Ting, Skift

Does this mean short-term rental regulations are actually working? Or just that Airbnb’s business is maturing?

1 week ago

Flexibility Tops Travelers’ Loyalty Wish Lists — Digital Marketing News This Week

Flexibility Tops Travelers’ Loyalty Wish Lists — Digital Marketing News This Week

Jeremy Kressmann, Skift

For many travelers, loyalty programs increasingly feel like gambling in a casino — where the house is stacked against you. Adding flexibility to programs can help brands regain travelers' trust.

2 weeks ago

Airbnb and the Plight of the Female Host and Traveler

Airbnb and the Plight of the Female Host and Traveler

Deanna Ting, Skift

Can Airbnb do a bit more to address the needs of female Airbnb hosts and guests? The short answer is yes.

2 weeks ago

AccorHotels Was In the Mood for Another Acquisition and to Personalize Hotel Booking

AccorHotels Was In the Mood for Another Acquisition and to Personalize Hotel Booking

Deanna Ting, Skift

Does anyone else here feel like Airbnb and Accor are neck and neck in their attempts to become the next "super brand of travel?"

3 weeks ago

Millennials Are the Biggest Adopters of Sharing Services in Business Travel

Millennials Are the Biggest Adopters of Sharing Services in Business Travel

Hannah Sampson, Skift

If young business travelers are making ride-sharing and home-sharing part of their routine, it's only a matter of time before the alternative options become mainstream.

3 weeks ago

Oasis CEO: Expect More Consolidation, Disruption From Alternative Accommodations

Oasis CEO: Expect More Consolidation, Disruption From Alternative Accommodations

Deanna Ting, Skift

Will Oasis and other alternative accommodations players' arguably steadier, slower, and more curated approaches to scale pay off in the long term? Or will the speed and scale of bigger players like Airbnb win out in the end?

4 weeks ago

In a Tough Seller’s Market, London Luxury Homeowners Turn to Airbnb

In a Tough Seller’s Market, London Luxury Homeowners Turn to Airbnb

Jack Sidders and Linly Lin, Bloomberg

Good news for short-term rental platforms like Airbnb, onefinestay, and others. Advertising homes as "Airbnb ready" is something you can expect to see more of in the next few years.

4 weeks ago