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Airbnb claims Amsterdam rental ban "violates" rights of residents
Airbnb claims Amsterdam rental ban "violates" rights of residents
By Kevin May | June 29, 2020
The three districts in question have around 1,500 private accommodation rental properties for tourists - around 6% of the amount available in the entire city. Read More
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Airbnb won't take IPO off the table for 2020 despite business collapse
Airbnb won't take IPO off the table for 2020 despite business collapse
By Kevin May | June 24, 2020
"We spent 12 years building Airbnb's business and lost almost all of it in the matter of four to six weeks." Read More
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When it comes to planning trips, Black consumers feel “shut out” of the travel market
When it comes to planning trips, Black consumers feel “shut out” of the travel market
By Jill Menze | June 22, 2020
For years, Black travelers have been voicing concern about the challenges they face planning and going on trips. Is the industry ready to listen? Read More
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Airbnb partners with Broadway, the Olympics, IGLTA and TikTok for virtual Experiences
Airbnb partners with Broadway, the Olympics, IGLTA and TikTok for virtual Experiences
By Jill Menze | June 17, 2020
The new lineup is an extension of the company’s pivot to virtual activities in April in response to the COVID-19 crisis. Read More
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Airbnb seeks to help local tourism as cross-border travel remains uncertain
By Linda Fox | June 11, 2020
Airbnb is working with tourist organizations and governments to help bring local travel back to pre-COVID levels, recognizing that domestic is going to come first. Read More
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Unraveling COVID-19 hygiene liability issues for short-term rentals
Unraveling COVID-19 hygiene liability issues for short-term rentals
By Mitra Sorrells | June 11, 2020
Due to COVID-19, cleanliness and hygiene are priorities for all consumer travel providers, but it is particularly complex in the fragmented short-term rental sector. Read More
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Should national tourism portals be part of travel's recovery plan?
By Linda Fox | June 8, 2020
Many attempts to provide national tourism portals have fallen short in the past, some still believe they can succeed. Read More
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Global vacation rental bookings surge to more than 2M, up 127% from early April
By Mitra Sorrells | May 28, 2020
After a low of just 916,000 bookings in early April, AirDNA finds there has been a fairly steady increase in markets around the globe. Read More
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People are staying longer in Airbnbs - for now
People are staying longer in Airbnbs - for now
By Jill Menze | May 20, 2020
According to data from AllTheRooms Analytics, longer-term stays in Airbnbs are on the rise, but the trend may only last as long as the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More
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Travel startups look to find new stars among the industry-wide layoffs
Travel startups look to find new stars among the industry-wide layoffs
By Linda Fox | May 18, 2020
The headlines are full of layoffs, furloughs and hiring freezes across the travel and hospitality industry, as companies take steps to survive the coronavirus crisis. Read More
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Sounding Off: There is no single metric for success right now (there are many)
Sounding Off: There is no single metric for success right now (there are many)
By PhocusWire | May 8, 2020
The industry is not going through such straightforward times as those when the success metric to use was market share. So it's time to think deeper and wider. Read More
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InPhocus, episode 9 - Stuck in the middle with you
By PhocusWire | May 7, 2020
We discuss how brands that sit between consumers and suppliers have been dealt with a number of issues relating to cash flow and appeasing their commercial partners during the coronavirus outbreak. Read More
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Airbnb advisor Chip Conley on leadership, liquidity and opportunities in a post-COVID travel industry
By Mitra Sorrells | May 7, 2020
The advisor to Airbnb shared his advice for travel leaders and entrepreneurs during an online event hosted by Plug and Play Tech Center. Read More
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Airbnb lays off 25% of staff, cuts back investment in hotels, transportation
By Jill Menze | May 5, 2020
As a result of the effects of the COVID-19 crisis, Airbnb is eliminating 1,900 jobs and cutting investment across business units. Read More
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Sounding Off: The right strategy can alter a brand's course
Sounding Off: The right strategy can alter a brand's course
By PhocusWire | April 17, 2020
A critical element for Airbnb will be how it demonstrates to its hosts that they are still special and are not just the supply chain in the same way that property owners are for countless other... Read More
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