Airbnb

This is Airbnb's Most Wished-For Listing. Take a Look Inside

It's completely booked until March 2018<p>Nestled in the woods in the heart of Atlanta sits Airbnb's most wished-for listing.<p>And the desirable …

Hotels

These are the 10 most in-demand Airbnbs in the world

Hotels

Could you spot a fake Airbnb listing, plus what's so fishy about cans of tuna?

Also, it’s the end of charges for credit card payments and UK house prices rise despite political turmoil<p>Sign up to receive Money Talks each week<p>Hello and welcome to this week’s Money Talks – a roundup of the week’s biggest stories and some things you may have missed.<p>Money news<p>End of the ‘rip-off’: …

Money

Longyearbyen to Stockholm via Tromsø on SAS - Live and Let's Fly

It was time to leave Longyearbyen and I was very sad to go. That said, the weather had turned decidedly chilly, with a cold pelting rain greeting us …

Airlines

A treehouse in Atlanta is the world's most desirable Airbnb listing; video | GrindTV.com

Luckily for those of us who have never really wanted to grow up, treehouses have become acceptable for adults to enjoy. And not just the treehouse …

Hotels

Airbnb For Camping? These 4 Services Let You Rent Private Campsites.

There are two problems with camping in the summer: one, campsites are booked; and two, campgrounds are noisy. Which means if you’re an outdoor …

Camping

This quirky treehouse is Airbnb's most popular listing in the world

Take a look inside…<p><b>Airbnb offers all sorts of accommodation, from grand country houses and castles to cosy cottages and miniature one-bed flats. But</b> …

Summer Vacation

Airbnb is on track to rack up more than 100 million stays this year — and that’s only the beginning of its threat to the hotel industry

As long as regulation doesn’t stop it, that is.<p>In less than a decade, Airbnb has transformed how millions of people travel, building a global marketplace around short-term apartment and room rentals. It has also become a real threat to the hotel industry — a rivalry that is likely to intensify as …

Hospitality

Airbnb launches Trips service in Vancouver

Airbnb has launched its Trips feature in Vancouver, allowing users to book Experiences offered by locals which are aimed at bringing people together. …

Travel

Married couples only: Conservative India’s moral policing extends to Airbnb

A number of Airbnb listings in India use a version of this caveat: married couples only.<p>In essence, the hosts do not accommodate couples of the opposite sex unless they are married or are siblings or close relatives (often requiring documentary evidence). The refusal is usually based on cultural …

India

This is the most profitable job you can do from home

Fancy quitting your day job?<p>If you’re a homeowner with a spare bedroom that’s currently filled with suitcases, miscellaneous filing and the odd piece …

Ho Chi Minh City

Bill Would Require Airbnb To Disclose Addresses Of NY Hosts

<i>(Jake Dobkin / Gothamist)</i><p>Hosts on Airbnb and other short-term rental websites would be required to disclose their exact addresses under legislation …

Sharing Economy

Criticisms absurd: Airbnb

Home-sharing website Airbnb has slammed recent criticism, saying blaming them for lack of housing affordability in areas like the Illawarra “is as …

Housing

Airbnb Builds Trust With These 3 Radical Design Choices

We’ve all seen a Craigslist ad that looks more like a crime scene than a room to rent. Before Airbnb, no one thought meeting a stranger on the internet and crashing on their couch was a good idea. And if you spend any time on Craigslist, you can understand why.<p>Chris Sacca, retired billionaire …

This visualization shows Airbnb spreading like a virus in Amsterdam

Since the launch of Airbnb, the city of Amsterdam has pretty much flip-flopped on its position towards the home sharing platform and the so-called sharing economy. This shocking visualization makes it very clear why.<p>The Silicon Valley unicorn was welcomed with open arms when it started its Dutch …

Amsterdam

Cool and quirky Airbnb homes for family holidays in the UK – in pictures

Fancy a rustic yurt in the Welsh countryside? How about a gothic church with its own banqueting hall and hot tub in Somerset, or a glamping pod near Brighton? These unique Airbnb homes are ideal for fun UK breaks for all the family

Photography

To B or not to B?

On a trip to Portland earlier this year, I stayed in an Airbnb for the first time. The friend I was traveling with is an Airbnb veteran and kept …

to-do list

Airbnb bookings in London more than double in just one year despite concerns over 'lack of regulation'

Tower Hamlets, Westminster and Camden have all seen a boost in stays<p>The number of nights booked in London with Airbnb shot up by 130 per cent last …

London

Why Airbnb Can't Crack Las Vegas

Airbnb just can't make a name for itself into Sin City. We dug to find out why.<p>Las Vegas is a place that’s easy to shorthand. Mention Sin City and it instantly conjures up enduring images: think Celine vs Britney, miniskirted cocktail waitresses, day-to-night pool parties, the strip or The Strip, …

Las Vegas

‘I booked an Airbnb holiday that didn’t exist’

Sharing Economy

Fin24.com | Beware of Airbnb tax pitfalls

Before spending an Airbnb windfall, consider the tax implications of earning this income and ensuring that adequate provision is made for any tax …

Retirement

Family Evicted From Airbnb Rental, Forced to Sleep in Car

A family of six was forced to sleep in their car after being evicted from an apartment they rented from a confirmed Airbnb host.<p>The Berlan family was …

Family

Airbnb Property Management | Short Term Rental Management

Sydney's best short term accommodation<p>Experience homes and service unparalleled to the standard Airbnb stay<p>Sydney's best short term …

Real Estate

Airbnb Host Who Canceled On Asian Guest Ordered To Take Class, Pay $5,000

Suh, stranded amid a snowstorm with her friends still in the car, tearfully recalled the interaction in a video posted to YouTube that proceeded to …

Startup WorkRamp's Marketplace Helps Train Employees Like At Airbnb And Uber

Developers post their projects to GitHub, allowing their peers to learn from their code in exchange for exposure and recognition from the community. Now a company called WorkRamp is looking to do the same thing with employee training.<p>The San Francisco startup’s new marketplace is called The …

Startups

How Airbnb uses AI to get you into other people’s homes

To say technology like blockchain or AI is disruptive is a laughable understatement. At Airbnb, though, VP of engineering Mike Curtis said he’s not as concerned with being disrupted by blockchain as he is with the less technological challenge of convincing people to stay in other people’s homes.<p>To …

Machine Learning

Airbnb denounces hotel-backed NYC sting operations as “second-rate KGB spy tactics”

Hotels have been pretty vocal about their aggravation over the rise of Airbnb, and some are putting their money where their mouth is. According to <i>Bloomberg</i>, some <b>hotel-backed groups are running Airbnb sting operations in New York City</b>, where it's illegal to rent an entire unit for less than 30 days …

Hospitality

Airbnb Makes a Big Play for Business Travelers, and It's Not Alone

Airbnb, Lyft and DoorDash are a few of the consumer-focused startups looking for new ways to court enterprise customers.<p>Airbnb is expanding its business travel offering with a deep integration into Concur, the leading enterprise expense-management system.<p>The companies jointly announced on Thursday …

Hospitality

NYC's cottage industry of hunting Airbnb scofflaws

New York City has an Office of Special Enforcement that spends 95% of its time investigating rentals for possible violation of state and local laws — …

Sharing Economy

Airbnb’s New Luxury Rentals Are Here to Take Your Vacation to the Next Level

If you love traveling, you probably love Airbnb. And why wouldn’t you? You can snag amazing spaces, you can find some off-the-beaten-path places for a dream solo trip, and you can totally feel like a local instead of kicking it in a boring old hotel room. All that is well and good until you check …

Hospitality