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What changes are shaping the collaborative industry in 2016?

What changes are shaping the collaborative industry in 2016? Avantio is the first European platform to connect professional managers of vacation accommodation with Airbnb Spain, Europe: While in the European Economic Community intelligent economists and politicians meet in endless committee meetings to discuss the future and regulation of the collaborative economy, the business model is transforming, eliminating prejudices and demonstrating that it can adapt to market and consumer needs. Proof...
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What It Takes to Be an Airbnb Host That Has Soul

What It Takes to Be an Airbnb Host That Has Soul By Snezana Krdzic of Short Term Stays We all have soul right? But what we want to address today is how to keep the soul behind the basic idea of the home sharing industry, and not let it become just your business. Being an Airbnb host is a game we’d all love to participate in, and we can, but...
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Airbnb: Unregulated hotels or financial lifeline?

Airbnb: Unregulated hotels or financial lifeline? Former Chicago Ald. Will Burns (4th) talks to 1871 Chief Operations Officer Tom Alexander about the booming “home-sharing” market in Chicago. Burns resigned his council seat in February to take a job at Airbnb, a home-sharing website. | Andy Grimm/Sun-Times A hospitality industry group released a stinging report on Tuesday that contends the “home-sharing” website Airbnb is running an unregulated hotel marketplace that dodges local...
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Airbnb: I’m Not Trying to Break Up With You, But I Think We Should See Other People

BLOOMBERG VIA GETTY IMAGES Let’s get this out of the way: Airbnb is fairly amazing. These days, with the click of a button, you’re at home pretty much anywhere around the globe, whenever you want to be. For those who can’t stop exploring, it’s easier than ever to stay mobile at a price that’s often remarkably affordable. Yes, Airbnb is terrific — until it’s not. Airbnb is still largely illegal...
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Airbnb’s Rocky Road to Vacation Bookings Supremecy

Airbnb announced recently collaborations with a number of tech companies, in order to boost the company’s business conversions. API tests last year with the likes of Live Rez, BookingPal, Kigo and LeisureLink, as well as other connections, promise Airbnb hosts a billboard to reach even more guests. Tech connectedness is certainly Airbnb’s forte, as is the shared economy, but there’s some trouble brewing too. Here’s a look at what’s up with...
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The Masked Manager | GOOD BYE OWNERS, HELLO MANAGERS!

   By The Masked Manager All you pesky owners complaining about  service fees, best match, online bookings, drop in enquiries and lack of customer support, you won’t have to worry much longer, as you may well be out of business! You’re shocked? Upset?  Do I hear cries of anguish?  It’s been coming, none of us actually wanted it but some of us have had to start playing the volume data and...
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Vacation Rental Listing Sites And Car Crashes

After reading through some vacation rental forums over the weekend I thought that I would share a story with you. I’m quite embarrassed to share this but here goes… I called round on a mate the other night and we went out for a beer or two down at our local pub. We had a few beers over a good chat about the state of the nation, the weather and the...
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AirBnB racism claim: African-Americans ‘less likely to get rooms’ – BBC News

Here’s an interesting article that I came across on the BBC website AirBnB racism claim: African-Americans ‘less likely to get rooms’ Dave LeeNorth America technology reporter 12 December 2015 AirBnB is an online service which allows people to rent out rooms in their homes, or even entire properties People with names that suggest they are black are being discriminated against on room sharing site AirBnB, a Harvard study suggests. A...
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Airbnb Throw NYC Owners With More Than 1 Property Off Of Site

Airbnb – What’s going on?       By Alan Egan Airbnb Throw NYC Owners With More Than 1 Property Off Of Site I’m hearing reports that as of last week Airbnb are removing property listings in New York City if owners have more than one listing. Here’s what’s happening, On Tuesday afternoon I got a call from a woman saying they were closing my account forever. She said they’d honor my reservations...
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The Masked Manager | More Listing Site Changes

   By The Masked Manager FALLING DOWN (Film – 1993) I’m not taken to swearing as the Sheila gets offended, but holy kangaroos what do these companies think we do all day? Let me explain; now I’ve taken some of my blood pressure pills. The screen shot below shows the latest “incarnation” from AirBnB and request to take time, spend money, rethink our business and be accepting. I am talking...
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