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Occupancy Taxes on Short-Term Rentals Impact Who Gets to Vacation

The author fantasizes that one way to level the playing field between hotels and short-term rentals would be to ban occupancy taxes outright. Well, we…

Airbnb Talked to HotelTonight About an Acquisition But Would It Make Sense?

Is Airbnb flailing at a way to build an expansion narrative ahead of an initial public offering? Buying HotelTonight would save some time and effort…

Airbnb Claims It Was Profitable in 2018

This would mark the second straight year Airbnb made it into the black but, again, we'll have to take the company's word for it. The…

Airbnb Wins Preliminary Ruling Blocking New York City Demand for Host Data

Airbnb has argued that this law violates its hosts' privacy, and yet, it has agreements in cities that include San Francisco, New Orleans, and Chicago…

Airbnb’s Grand Travel Ambitions Could Be Taking a Detour

Airbnb could be in the initial stages of getting into property management. While such an initiative has its risks in terms of criticism from current…

Airbnb’s Deal for French Firm Could Signal Entry Into Property Management

To be honest, this acquisition is a bit puzzling, and has us wondering: Why buy when you can partner instead? But perhaps Airbnb is onto…

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…

Airbnb and Major Landlord Settle Lawsuit Over Subletting Violations

The Miami settlement could have broader implications for Airbnb when other big landlords take it to task for hosts violating their apartment leases. And, it…

Airbnb Automates Tax Reporting for Hosts in Tech-Savvy Estonia

Airbnb's quest to settle knotty taxation issues around the world continues apace as the company gears up to go public. -Andrew Sheivachman