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Articles tagged “nyc”

Short-Term Rentals

Airbnb Lawsuit in New York Exposes Fake Listings Issue

Verifying listings has not been a top priority for Airbnb over the years. But trying to root out fake listings through verification measures is high on the agenda for 2024. The effort would leak into 2025 at a minimum.

Airbnb Lawsuit in New York Exposes Fake Listings Issue

Short-Term Rentals

Airbnb’s Brian Chesky Is Done With Back to Basics

Airbnb could be seen as a victim of its own success – with guests, hosts and cities all taking aim. But it’s done rebuilding, and focusing on moving forward.

Airbnb’s Brian Chesky Is Done With Back to Basics

Short-Term Rentals

Airbnb’s Solution to NYC Listings Drop: Hotels

Today's podcast discusses Airbnb's hotel idea, Hilton's timeshare deal, and Egypt's tourism drop.

Airbnb’s Solution to NYC Listings Drop: Hotels

Hotels

Airbnb May Add More Boutique Hotels as NYC Listings Collapse

Diluting its short-term rental business is one thing Airbnb won't need to worry about if it indeed increases its hotel offerings in New York City.

Airbnb May Add More Boutique Hotels as NYC Listings Collapse

Tourism

U.S. Travel CEOs: Tourism Faces Growth Bottlenecks—Full Video

From long visa wait times to an air traffic control staffing shortage to declining airports, the U.S. has some serious long-term problems if it wants to compete effectively.

U.S. Travel CEOs: Tourism Faces Growth Bottlenecks—Full Video

Hotels

Beyonce Boosts Hotel Bookings

Today's podcast discusses Beyonce's hotel bounce, Airbnb's New York City issues, and five airline themes for next week.

Beyonce Boosts Hotel Bookings

News Blog

Airbnb and a Tenant Blocked From Listing an Apartment in a Banned NYC Building

The implementation of New York City's host registration law last month has enabled one landlord to win a temporary restraining order against both Airbnb and a host from listing a short-term rental in an Upper West Side apartment building that put itself on the Office of Special Enforcement's banned building list. An NYC home that…

News Blog

Airbnb Squatter Squabble in California Hits Home in NYC Short-Term Rental Crackdown

There have been plenty of headlines in the past few days about a lawsuit against an Airbnb guest in Brentwood, California, who has allegedly overstayed her reservation, which ended on March 19, 2022 —without paying rent for more than a year-and-a half. A vacation rental that was listed on Vrbo. We show this for illustrative…

Short-Term Rentals

New York City Short-Term Rentals Go Underground

Today's edition of Skift's daily podcast examines New York's illegal short-term rental market, Morocco's reopening, and Virgin Australia's rare profit.

New York City Short-Term Rentals Go Underground

Short-Term Rentals

New York’s Short-Term Rental Rules Fuel Shadow Market of ‘Airbnb Alternatives’

If you follow the money in New York City's pressurized short-term rental industry, it's going underground or to venues with few protections for guests and hosts.

New York’s Short-Term Rental Rules Fuel Shadow Market of ‘Airbnb Alternatives’