Articles tagged “regulations”

Online Travel

Booking.com Hit With EU’s ‘Gatekeeper’ Status, Faces Tighter Regulation

Online travel giant Booking.com will be held to a stricter regulatory standard in 27 European countries, but it remains to be seen what the true impact will be.

Booking.com Hit With EU’s ‘Gatekeeper’ Status, Faces Tighter Regulation

Overtourism

Canary Island Protests: Is It Tourism or Housing? TUI’s CEO Weighs In

A big part of the protests is about stopping the rise in short-term rentals. But that is far from the only area where activists want to see change.

Canary Island Protests: Is It Tourism or Housing? TUI’s CEO Weighs In

Hotels

Booking.com Ends ‘Possibly Misleading’ Sustainability Program

Booking.com's Travel Sustainable program ran into a regulatory buzzsaw.

Booking.com Ends ‘Possibly Misleading’ Sustainability Program

Tourism

Travel on TikTok: Top Trends, Longer Videos and the Future of Booking Trips

TikTok has become an influential force in travel discovery. Selling travel more directly would make it formidable.

Travel on TikTok: Top Trends, Longer Videos and the Future of Booking Trips

Cruises

Cruise Lines Not Ready for Europe’s Upcoming Border Controls

Cruise lines have work to do to prepare for the European Union's new border control measures coming this year and next.

Cruise Lines Not Ready for Europe’s Upcoming Border Controls

Online Travel

Booking.com Hit With $530 Million Fine From Spanish Regulators

Booking Holdings CEO Glenn Fogel said the company would appeal the Spanish competition authority's $530 million draft decision if it becomes permanent.

Booking.com Hit With $530 Million Fine From Spanish Regulators

Short-Term Rentals

Florida Vacation Rental Bill: Next Move Is in the House

The Florida House and Senate would still have to agree on two slightly different vacation rental bills before the measure becomes law.

Florida Vacation Rental Bill: Next Move Is in the House

Short-Term Rentals

Airbnb Defacto Ban in NYC Spurs ‘Staggering’ Gains in New Jersey

It's good times for Airbnb hosts in two New Jersey cities within an easy mass transit commute of NYC.

Airbnb Defacto Ban in NYC Spurs ‘Staggering’ Gains in New Jersey

Short-Term Rentals

Airbnb Establishes Housing Council to Bolster Short-Term Rentals as Regulators Bear Down

Airbnb's new Housing Council is designed to help it enhance its posture during regulatory battles, and to engage with communities as a better corporate citizen.

Airbnb Establishes Housing Council to Bolster Short-Term Rentals as Regulators Bear Down

Short-Term Rentals

Hawaii Judge Allows Short-Term Rentals Up to 90 Days To Operate Legally

The injunction specifically benefits existing home rental owners. It allows them to continue renting their properties for fewer than 90 days

Hawaii Judge Allows Short-Term Rentals  Up to 90 Days To Operate Legally