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There’s been a fair bit of unfair news regarding Airbnb this week – Here’s our take on it…

Airbnb, Organic Cyclists on Mobiles and Bounty Hunters. Sometimes you couldn’t make it up… At our homes in San Francisco and New York my wife and I have started to grow our own vegetables. They are much greener than those in the supermarkets, and some worker bees seem to prefer our organic crop over and above the maximum density, bulk yield , fields of the professionals. But local farmers have...
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Anti Airbnb bounty hunters wanted Rewards offered

Oh boy, just came across this on Skift…The battle against Airbnb is heating up with a group of influential San Franciscans preparing an aggressive city ballot initiative against the home-sharing service. One of the initiative’s architects, former planning commissioner Doug Engmann, says that each neighborhood would decide if and how it will permit residents to rent out their homes. The most controversial of the potential provisions, however, would be to...
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Vacation rental industry news

Interesting news and figures from Homeaway and Mr Sharples himself. Here's a couple of things that caught our eye,Sharples says. For most of his customers, who earn $28,000 a year in rentals on average, paying up front remains a better deal. The company says it has some 890,000 paid listings worldwide, which in 2013 generated $346 million in revenue, a 24% rise from a year earlier, and $18 million in...
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Holiday rental news

Amsterdam city council are about to clamp down on illegal accommodation in the city and are going to use Airbnb as it's source of information #airbnb #holidayrentalnews Amsterdam City Council amends holiday rental policy | LexologyEarly 2013, the Amsterdam city council announced that it would take steps against illegal hotels and that it would use websites such as Airbnb as a…
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Airbnb to the rescue in Sochi

The lighter side of Sochi hotel problems with creative Airbnb owners. #airbnb #sochiproblems Airbnb Just Might Solve All of Journalists’ Sochi ProblemsAs many sports journalists complain about their subpar accommodations in Sochi, Airbnb is coming to the rescue.
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Airbnb, Berlin and the law

So, this could be the last month for Berliners to advertise on Airbnb and, according to this article, that could affect 15,000 apartments. That sounds like a lot. Well how about this – The average Berlin host earns €1,949 per year through Airbnb. Also, hosts and guests together contributed an estimated €100m in economic activity to Berlin in 12 months from June 2012. No small change. Do you own an...
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