Articles tagged “regulations”

Short-Term Rentals

Airbnb Feels Google Gets a Pass on New Short-Term Rental Data Rules in Europe

What's good for the goose is good for the Google. Or so Airbnb thinks.

Airbnb Feels Google Gets a Pass on New Short-Term Rental Data Rules in Europe

Online Travel

Booking’s ‘Critical’ Etraveli Group Acquisition Runs Into Regulatory Snag

Booking Holdings' hoped-for acquisition of Etraveli Group is not a make or break deal for Booking, but its failure to close would be a setback for its connected trip strategy.

Short-Term Rentals

Airbnb Reportedly Will Face New Data Regulations Under European Union Plan

Concern over the spread of short-term rentals in cities with housing crises has spurred a patchwork of local regulation. Can the European Union harmonize the rules in a way that also helps support destinations eager to attract the likes of Airbnb?

Airbnb Reportedly Will Face New Data Regulations Under European Union Plan

Short-Term Rentals

Limit Short-Term Rentals to Improve Affordable Housing, Argues Philadelphia Fed CEO

Those who scoff at the linkage between the rise of short-term rentals and the affordable housing crisis are denying the obvious, although the dynamics are complex.

Limit Short-Term Rentals to Improve Affordable Housing, Argues Philadelphia Fed CEO

News Blog

President Biden Calls for Airlines to Reveal All Fees Upfront

During a press conference on Monday, President Joe Biden endorsed a new proposal from the U.S. Transportation Department that would make airlines disclose relevant fees early in a consumer's shopping process. (See full document, below). "You should know the full cost of your ticket right when you're comparison shopping," Biden said in brief remarks. He…

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After Lehane’s Exit, Airbnb Taps Another Ex-White House Press Secretary to Head Public Policy

Airbnb announced Friday that it selected Jay Carney, most recently head of corporate affairs at Amazon and a former White House press secretary with ties to President Joe Biden, to replace Chris Lehane as global head of policy and communications. Jay Carney (center) at the White House May 20, 2011. Flickr.com shorturl.at/gsX19 Silartinitaly Lehane, known…

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UK Government to Consider Short-Term Rental Registrations and Inspections

Citing a substantial increase in Airbnb listings, UK government agencies Wednesday issued an "open call for evidence" about the impact of short-term rentals, and floated remedies such as physical inspections of properties and a registration requirement. The UK Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport, the Department for Levelling Up, Housing & Communities, as well…

Online Travel

What a Google Breakup Would Mean for Travel

Superapps and connected trips would take a hit if Google were forced to self-immolate. However, competition would flourish if authorities curtail Google bias.

What a Google Breakup Would Mean for Travel

Short-Term Rentals

The Rise of Short-Term Rentals in Asia Pacific: New Skift Research

The STR industry in APAC is at a nascent stage with promising growth prospects. It is to be seen how the STR market matures to find its demand-supply equilibrium and market leaders.

The Rise of Short-Term Rentals in Asia Pacific: New Skift Research

Airlines

Will This United Pilot Be the Next FAA Administrator?

John Boccieri, a United Airlines pilot, vice commander of the Pittsburgh U.S. Air Reserve base and a former U.S. Congressman from Ohio, is one of the more intriguing names being mentioned to succeed outgoing Steve Dickson as the FAA Administrator.

Will This United Pilot Be the Next FAA Administrator?