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Airbnb wins case over responsibility for listings in Spain
By Linda Fox | January 24, 2022
The case dates back to 2015 and a dispute with the Catalan authorities over listings from Airbnb and... Read More
LIVE BLOG: Coronavirus and the travel industry - impact and recovery
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LIVE BLOG: Coronavirus and the travel industry - impact and recovery
By PhocusWire | January 24, 2022
PhocusWire%252527s live blog is charting the impact of COVID-19 on the travel industry and the... Read More
2021 was best year ever for short-term rentals
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2021 was best year ever for short-term rentals
By Jill Menze | January 24, 2022
According to AirDNA research, 2022 is on track to outpace 2021 bookings by 88%.... Read More
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North Asia waits patiently for travel rebound
By Yeoh Siew Hoon - WiT | January 24, 2022
Web in Travel founder and editor Yeoh Siew Hoon provides a roundup of the news from WiT... Read More
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TUI and Greece launch sustainable tourism initiative
By Mitra Sorrells | January 21, 2022
Known as the Rhodes Co-Lab, the effort will include the development and testing of solutions on the... Read More
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Airbnb adds guest insurance, partial credit for some COVID-related cancellations
By Mitra Sorrells | January 20, 2022
Airbnb is dedicating $20 million in coupons for guests that have cancelled due to COVID-related... Read More
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Travelers willing to pay more, use loyalty points for trips in 2022
By Jill Menze | January 20, 2022
An Expedia Group report reveals Gen Z travelers have the most loyalty points stockpiled for trips.... Read More
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The consumer trends seeping into the travel industry
By Linda Fox | January 20, 2022
According to a Euromonitor report, consumer attitudes have shifted in areas like climate and... Read More
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On the Beach bets on long haul to drive recovery
By Linda Fox | January 19, 2022
In full-year 2021 results, On the Beach Group reported revenue of £21.2 million compared with £33.7... Read More
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Sonder debuts on public markets
By Mitra Sorrells | January 18, 2022
Sonder has closed its business combination with Gores Metropoulos II and is trading under the symbol... Read More
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