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Airbnb Offers Greater Price Transparency in Europe After Regulatory Threats

Once again — and this time it's the issue of pricing transparency in alternative lodging — European regulators are out in front of their counterparts…

Agoda Dubbed ‘Hotel California’ in Asia as Hotel Suppliers Say They Can Never Leave

There appears to be a growing chorus of voices saying they are not able to completely delist themselves from Agoda, which begs the question why…

Hawaii Vacation Rental Crackdown Starts With Honolulu Mayor

Short-term rentals are a hot button topic in Hawaii, and the Honolulu mayor just turned up the heat. -Tom Lowry

Vietnam’s Homesharing Surge Creates Bargains for Travelers

The Vietnamese are known for their entrepreneurial spirit. A growth spurt in homesharing listings shows how eagerly they have sought a share of the tourism…

How Advanced Tech is Helping Hotels Humanize the Guest Experience

The use of technology in hospitality must go beyond improving consumer-facing products and digital experiences. Its true potential will be realized when hotel staff are…

Marriott Homesharing Strategy Is About Guest Loyalty, Not Profits

Some hotel chains, such as Marriott, feel they have no choice but to get into homesharing. Marriott is trying to turn it into a loyalty…

Airbnb Says Japan Listings Have Soared Back After Last Year’s Freeze

Airbnb invested $30 million to return the number of listings year-ago levels, before Japan implemented the Minpaku law. Good that it did this well before…

Amsterdam Considers Home Rental Ban to Limit Overtourism

Amsterdam has already limited homesharing and is considering a total ban in popular neighborhoods. Stronger permitting for legit bed-and-breakfast operators will probably be more sustainable…

Airbnb Eliminates Some Guest Fees to Take on Booking Holdings

Airbnb is clearly now well down the path toward a host-only fee structure. Chalk it up to its push toward onboarding hotels, which don't charge…

Airbnb Crosses 1 Million Listings in Asia-Pacific Despite Hurdles

Airbnb intends to grow further in Asia-Pacific by providing what it calls the most "magical" experience. The challenge, of course, will be staying true to…

Britain’s Prince Charles Opens a Bed-and-Breakfast in Scotland

The Prince of Wales’ foundation has opened a bed-and-breakfast near the Castle of Mey in Caithness, Scotland. Talk about getting the royal treatment during a…

Airbnb Troubles in Chile Worsen With Death of Tourists in Apartment

Already facing animosity from regulators, local hotels, and residents, Airbnb must now confront the death of six tourists from a gas leak in one of…

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