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The Business of Hotels Vs. Short-Term Rentals in 4 Charts

Some hoteliers still brush off the threat of Airbnb and suggest that the short-term rental company hasn’t had any impact on their own businesses.<p>But …

Airbnb + HotelTonight = new startup Overnight

Need a place to crash last-minute but don’t want to pay for a pricey, cookie-cutter hotel? Overnight can hook you up with a local to stay with right away. Request a room and Overnight averages just 45 seconds until you get a response, and in LA, the startup says its spots are 23% cheaper than …

Airbnb's Impact on Online Travel Agencies and Hotels Is Different Than You Thought

In just eight years, San Francisco-based Airbnb has made much more than a name for itself.<p>Now valued at an estimated $25.5 billion and growing every …

Competing Start-ups With the Same Name Want to Fix Airbnb’s Race Problem

Airbnb has a race problem. Black users have had rentals declined by hosts for no reason other than their race; some have had the police called on …

Airbnb Guests and Hosts Will Now Pay Pennsylvania's Hotel Tax

Pennsylvania officials say Airbnb has agreed to begin collecting and remitting the state’s 6 percent hotel occupancy tax on behalf of those who rent …

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