Nia Naumann

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What regulations are in store for Airbnb?

(Photo by Dion Ogust)<p>As home-sharing services such as Airbnb and HomeAway continue to be popular in Ulster County, municipalities are acting to …

Airbnb: What you need to know before renting your home to a stranger this summer

Short-term accommodation websites have been around for years and are a popular alternative to hotels for many travellers.<p>Now, as the temperature …

Delta SkyMiles Members Can Now Earn Miles for Airbnb Stays

In yet another sign that the mainstream travel industry is slowly recognizing (if not wholeheartedly embracing) the sharing economy, Delta this week …

The hard truth about Airbnb

It’s not the villain<p><i>Coauthored with Jim Pagels (</i><i>@jimpagels</i><i>)</i><p>The current fight over whether or not Airbnb should exist in New York took a dramatic turn …

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The Enforcement of Airbnb Law Postponed Again

The delay could be a boon to hosts as they seek short-term renters for the holiday season<p>By<p>Josh Barbanel<p>Enforcement of a new state law designed to curtail many short-term rentals in New York City has been postponed for at least three weeks.<p>The delay in enforcement could be a boon to hosts working …

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New clause by Airbnb prevents hosts from discriminating against guests

As a direct result of the flood of complaints it received over profiling, a new clause by Airbnb prevents hosts from discriminating against guests …

Why Airbnb is welcome in some cities and not in others

Airbnb is in the middle of a legal battle with the state of New York to combat a new law against short-term rentals. It follows a bill, recently …

Hospitality

How renting my place on Airbnb helps me travel the world

I travel a lot, and people always ask me how I'm able to be gone most of the year, hiking a glacier in Iceland or wandering around Old Havana.<p>A flexible job and my travel-writing gig help. But without renting my Gold Coast studio apartment on Airbnb, I couldn't afford to be on the road as much as I …

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