Articles tagged “home-sharing”

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Airbnb Shakes Up Hosting Management While Resuming Plans to Go Public

Tapping one person to head "hosting" for both homes and experiences isn't the most savvy of moves. Airbnb has a ton of work to do to mend relations with alienated home rental hosts. Experience hosting is likewise complex — and a very different animal.

Airbnb Shakes Up Hosting Management While Resuming Plans to Go Public

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Who’s Cracked the Code on High-End Homesharing?

ThirdHome just might have the winning formula on what affluent homeowners want when sharing properties. Scaling quality and keeping up a high level of trust will be key as it grows.

Who’s Cracked the Code on High-End Homesharing?

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Airbnb Reverses Decision to Boycott West Bank

Airbnb finds the middle ground with the issue of disputed territories including the West Bank, South Ossetia, and Abkhazia by allowing listings in these areas but take no money. Profits will be donated to charitable organizations. Wise.

Airbnb Reverses Decision to Boycott West Bank

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Airbnb Has Big Plans for China and India

Airbnb projects at least 40 percent of its business will be from emerging markets by 2030, with Asian markets such as China and India driving the growth. The homesharing giant is building the foundations and investing big-time in its Asian future.

Airbnb Has Big Plans for China and India

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Airbnb, HomeAway and Others Form International Vacation Rental Group in Japan

The big vacation rental players have formed an association in Japan, with the blessing of the Japan Tourism Agency. It may be a model for other Asian countries to follow.

Airbnb, HomeAway and Others Form International Vacation Rental Group in Japan

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Airbnb Reverses Strategy in Return to Affiliate Partnerships With Big Players

The homesharing giant is only partnering with websites that attract at least a million visitors a month. Airbnb is calculating that the revenue upside would be worth the brand sacrifice that comes with affiliate marketing.

Airbnb Reverses Strategy in Return to Affiliate Partnerships With Big Players

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Home-Sharing Surge in Singapore Is a Quandary for Policy-Makers

Despite restrictions, services like Airbnb are flourishing in Singapore. Stricter laws could be on the way, however, limiting the ability of residents to share their homes for short periods of time.

Home-Sharing Surge in Singapore Is a Quandary for Policy-Makers

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Ctrip Leads $300 Million Round for Tujia Home-Sharing Expansion Outside China

Ctrip's mission is to cater to the needs of Chinese travelers domestically and internationally. If they are increasingly staying in home-shares from home-cooked Tujia, then a big acquisition becomes a possibility. There is certainly room for several viable players in home-sharing on the global stage.

Ctrip Leads $300 Million Round for Tujia Home-Sharing Expansion Outside China