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Southside Sentinel
Town considers applying lodging tax to ‘AirBnBs’ by Tom Chillemi The short-term rental of rooms and houses is on the radar of
Southside Sentinel / Posted 54 minutes ago
by Tom Chillemi The short-term rental of rooms and houses is on the radar of the Urbanna Town Council. “AirBnB” has revolutionized lodging through its online service that connects travelers with... Read more
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The Irish Times
Paradoxically, only hope for UK is to become more EuropeanIt has an old-fashioned rentier economy. The symbols of that period were buy-t
The Irish Times / Posted 4 hours ago
It has an old-fashioned rentier economy. The symbols of that period were buy-to-let housing schemes or privately owned Airbnb hostels. Those with property assets, final salary pension schemes and inherited wealth benefited at the expense of a... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
Kelowna facing serious housing challengethe ongoing problem. She said in some cases, city residents are willing to ren
Kelowna Capital News / Posted 4 hours ago
the ongoing problem. She said in some cases, city residents are willing to rent out their homes through a service such as Airbnb—in contravention of current city rules—and get as much in three days from a visitor looking for local accommodation as... Read more
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The Mercury News
Oakland’s mayor wants YOU to house the homelessanswer — open your door to someone in need of shelter. The Oakland mayor is as
The Mercury News / Posted 6 hours ago
answer — open your door to someone in need of shelter. The Oakland mayor is asking residents to offer their spare rooms, Airbnb units and rental properties to the city’s homeless, a radical proposition that has prompted both cautious optimism and... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
RVs Use Up In Younger Demographicbaby boomers and younger buyers is new. Jennifer Young is co-founder of Outdoo
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 6 hours ago
baby boomers and younger buyers is new. Jennifer Young is co-founder of Outdoorsy, a rental marketplace for RVs, like an AirBnB, but for recreational vehicles. “There’s, I think, 35 million people that love to spend their time outside in... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Tech billionaires sank $170 million into a new kind of school — now classrooms are shrinking and some parents say their kids are 'guinea pigs'of the day. A parent told Business Insider that she figured the startup — whic
Stamford Advocate / Posted 6 hours ago
of the day. A parent told Business Insider that she figured the startup — which has poached talent from Google, Uber, Airbnb, and Zynga — would provide "cutting-edge" technology as a supplement to human instruction. Instead, she and others... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Tech billionaires sank $170 million into a new kind of school — now classrooms are shrinking and some parents say their kids are 'guinea pigs'of the day. A parent told Business Insider that she figured the startup — whic
Connecticut Post / Posted 6 hours ago
of the day. A parent told Business Insider that she figured the startup — which has poached talent from Google, Uber, Airbnb, and Zynga — would provide "cutting-edge" technology as a supplement to human instruction. Instead, she and others... Read more
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DutchNews.nl
Amsterdam hotels head for record profits in 2017Despite the inroads made by Airbnb and the objections of local residents agains
DutchNews.nl / Posted 7 hours ago
Despite the inroads made by Airbnb and the objections of local residents against the ever-increasing flood of tourists in the Dutch capital, Amsterdam hotels are headed for record profits in 2017. The popularity of Amsterdam among tourists and... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Editorial | A semester down: How ASUC officials stack up3. Partnering with CampusCribz, a nonprofit organization, they are working to i
The Daily Californian / Posted 7 hours ago
3. Partnering with CampusCribz, a nonprofit organization, they are working to integrate the housing database to create an AirBnB-style portal on asuc.org/housing. Finding housing is hard, and any effort to alleviate that difficulty is worth some... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Here's How Taking Cybersecurity Very Seriously Enhances Your Brandtime in history, most are outsourcing at least some of their core functions, so
Greenwich Time / Posted 8 hours ago
time in history, most are outsourcing at least some of their core functions, so that they scale up successfully. Take Airbnb for example, who over the past ten years has seen phenomenal growth. What started as a small company in San Francisco... Read more
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The News-Times
Here's How Taking Cybersecurity Very Seriously Enhances Your Brandtime in history, most are outsourcing at least some of their core functions, so
The News-Times / Posted 8 hours ago
time in history, most are outsourcing at least some of their core functions, so that they scale up successfully. Take Airbnb for example, who over the past ten years has seen phenomenal growth. What started as a small company in San Francisco... Read more
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Business Insider
Tech billionaires sank $170 million into a new kind of school — now classrooms are shrinking and some parents say their kids are 'guinea pigs'of the day. A parent told Business Insider that she figured the startup — whic
Business Insider / Posted 9 hours ago
of the day. A parent told Business Insider that she figured the startup — which has poached talent from Google, Uber, Airbnb, and Zynga — would provide "cutting-edge" technology as a supplement to human instruction. Instead, she and others... Read more
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Canberra Times
Airbnb crackdown looms as Melbourne soars into world's top 20 cities for short-term hostingThe exploding popularity of Airbnb hosting in Melbourne has launched the city i
Canberra Times / Posted 13 hours ago
The exploding popularity of Airbnb hosting in Melbourne has launched the city into the world's top 20 for short-term rentals. Docklands residents are among Melburnians complaining about too many short-stay guests. Photo: Graham Denholm The... Read more
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The Border Mail
Airbnb crackdown looms as Melbourne soars into world's top 20 cities for short-term hostingThe exploding popularity of Airbnb hosting in Melbourne has launched the city i
The Border Mail / Posted 13 hours ago
The exploding popularity of Airbnb hosting in Melbourne has launched the city into the world's top 20 for short-term rentals. The Melbourne properties are concentrated in the CBD and inner suburbs, are mostly entire homes rather than single or... Read more
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The Courier
Airbnb crackdown looms as Melbourne soars into world's top 20 cities for short-term hostingThe exploding popularity of Airbnb hosting in Melbourne has launched the city i
The Courier / Posted 13 hours ago
The exploding popularity of Airbnb hosting in Melbourne has launched the city into the world's top 20 for short-term rentals. The Melbourne properties are concentrated in the CBD and inner suburbs, are mostly entire homes rather than single or... Read more
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The Age
Airbnb crackdown looms as Melbourne soars into world's top 20 cities for short-term hostingThe exploding popularity of Airbnb hosting in Melbourne has launched the city i
The Age / Posted 13 hours ago
The exploding popularity of Airbnb hosting in Melbourne has launched the city into the world's top 20 for short-term rentals. Docklands residents are among Melburnians complaining about too many short-stay guests. Photo: Graham Denholm The... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Airbnb crackdown looms as Melbourne soars into world's top 20 cities for short-term hostingThe exploding popularity of Airbnb hosting in Melbourne has launched the city i
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 14 hours ago
The exploding popularity of Airbnb hosting in Melbourne has launched the city into the world's top 20 for short-term rentals. Docklands residents are among Melburnians complaining about too many short-stay guests. Photo: Graham Denholm The... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
N.O. hit with largest year-year decline for hotel occupancy rates2017 with Halloween falling on Tuesday versus Monday last year. There is also
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 16 hours ago
2017 with Halloween falling on Tuesday versus Monday last year. There is also the question of short-term rental sites like Airbnb stealing would-be customers away from hotels. There are more than 3000 short-term rentals in the city and occupancy... Read more
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Marketing Interactive
Airbnb vs the hotel industry: Can the disrupted become the disrupter?When I first explained the concept of Airbnb to my mother, her reaction was “Wh
Marketing Interactive / Posted 16 hours ago
When I first explained the concept of Airbnb to my mother, her reaction was “Why would you stay in a stranger’s house?” A friend gasped “What if the host is a kidnapper who will keep you in her basement forever?!” Both diverse yet fair line of... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
City Council discusses adding taxes to Airbnb, bed and breakfaststhe new definition would include "any place that rents any number of rooms." Th
KOMU Columbia / Posted 19 hours ago
the new definition would include "any place that rents any number of rooms." This would include online rentals such as Airbnb and VRBO along with bed and breakfasts. Trey Propes, president-elect of the Missouri Hotel and Lodging Association,... Read more
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Keremeos Review
Penticton vacation rental licences quadruple since 2015of that increase, Haddad said, is from the city reaching out to people listing
Keremeos Review / Posted 19 hours ago
of that increase, Haddad said, is from the city reaching out to people listing on sites like Vacation Rentals By Owner and Airbnb, as well as the tiered system of vacation rental regulations, which makes it less onerous on smaller, part-time... Read more
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Penticton Western News
Penticton vacation rental licences quadruple since 2015of that increase, Haddad said, is from the city reaching out to people listing
Penticton Western News / Posted 20 hours ago
of that increase, Haddad said, is from the city reaching out to people listing on sites like Vacation Rentals By Owner and Airbnb, as well as the tiered system of vacation rental regulations, which makes it less onerous on smaller, part-time... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
'Lights out, go to bed': Victorian council wants to ban outdoor socialising after 10pm at AirbnbsMornington Peninsula council wants to ban Airbnb guests from socialising outdoo
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 20 hours ago
Mornington Peninsula council wants to ban Airbnb guests from socialising outdoors after 10pm A shire council on Victoria's coastline plans to introduce bylaws banning tourists staying in short-term accommodation from hanging out on outdoor decking,... Read more
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Summerland Review
Penticton vacation rental licences quadruple since 2015of that increase, Haddad said, is from the city reaching out to people listing
Summerland Review / Posted 20 hours ago
of that increase, Haddad said, is from the city reaching out to people listing on sites like Vacation Rentals By Owner and Airbnb, as well as the tiered system of vacation rental regulations, which makes it less onerous on smaller, part-time... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
How an Airbnb host made $15 million in one yearA handful of Airbnb hosts are turning the vacation rental site into a super luc
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 21 hours ago
A handful of Airbnb hosts are turning the vacation rental site into a super lucrative gig. At least two landlords brought in more than $15 million each last year, Airbnb analysts AirDNA told the Telegraph. And no, these aren't crazy castles with... Read more
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EuroNews
How traveling alone transformed my self confidencesat in the airport Dunkin Donuts for one full hour before I could peel myself a
EuroNews / Posted 22 hours ago
sat in the airport Dunkin Donuts for one full hour before I could peel myself away from the terminal and make my way to my Airbnb. Walking outside would mean I'd leave the safety of my bacon, egg and cheese to immerse myself in the surroundings of... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Here's How Taking Cybersecurity Very Seriously Enhances Your Brandtime in history, most are outsourcing at least some of their core functions, so
Stamford Advocate / Posted 22 hours ago
time in history, most are outsourcing at least some of their core functions, so that they scale up successfully. Take Airbnb for example, who over the past ten years has seen phenomenal growth. What started as a small company in San Francisco... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Here's How Taking Cybersecurity Very Seriously Enhances Your Brandtime in history, most are outsourcing at least some of their core functions, so
Connecticut Post / Posted 22 hours ago
time in history, most are outsourcing at least some of their core functions, so that they scale up successfully. Take Airbnb for example, who over the past ten years has seen phenomenal growth. What started as a small company in San Francisco... Read more
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The Courier Express Newspapers
Pennsylvania in focus: Pa. Auditor General DePasquale refers DNC Host Committee bonus case to IRSdied in 2012, leaving the 70-year-old with two mortgages. So she started rentin
The Courier Express Newspapers / Posted 23 hours ago
died in 2012, leaving the 70-year-old with two mortgages. So she started renting rooms in her Lewes home in September 2016. Airbnb is an online marketplace that allows homeowners to rent out rooms or the entire unit. The platform is rarely regulated... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Op-ed: A moving experienceenrolled in a coding boot camp, described how he lived with 12 other engineers
Peninsula Clarion / Posted yesterday
enrolled in a coding boot camp, described how he lived with 12 other engineers in a two-bedroom apartment rented via Airbnb. ‘It was $1,100 for a … bunk bed and five people in the same room.’” Salaries in Silicon Valley are high compared to... Read more
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The Columbian
San Francisco startup fights fraud as hackers breach networkssays more than 6,000 companies use Sift Science to fight fraud and improper hac
The Columbian / Posted yesterday
says more than 6,000 companies use Sift Science to fight fraud and improper hacking on their sites, including Twitter, Airbnb, Instacart and Zillow. “We want to be able to help companies make decisions about who is trustworthy, and so that... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Airbnb denies contributing to housing affordability problemsAirbnb denies contributing to Australian housing affordability problems Airbnb
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
Airbnb denies contributing to Australian housing affordability problems Airbnb denies worsening housing affordability by soaking up residential properties for tourist accommodation, and its co-founder has said governments need to accept that his... Read more
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eyefortravel.com
Viva the villa and the opportunity for APACaccommodation, apartments, second holiday homes, homestays and more. Today big
eyefortravel.com / Posted yesterday
accommodation, apartments, second holiday homes, homestays and more. Today big names – yes we are talking the likes of Airbnb and HomeAway – dominate the global headlines. But there are, however, countless others looking to differentiate and... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Airbnb-style platform drives at car rental service | Irish Examiner Monday, November 20, 2017 - 06:30 am Irish entrepreneur M
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
| Irish Examiner Monday, November 20, 2017 - 06:30 am Irish entrepreneur Maurice Sheehy came up with the concept of an Airbnb-style platform for... Read more
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WestportNow
Granger at the Movies: ‘Goodbye Christopher Robin,’ ‘LBJ,’ ‘Daddy’s Home 2’liplock, the gag has gone beyond stale. Deciding to take the whole family out
WestportNow / Posted yesterday
liplock, the gag has gone beyond stale. Deciding to take the whole family out of town for the holidays, Kurt rents an Airbnb cabin in the mountains so they can enjoy the snow and play with loaded guns. What could go wrong? Sloppily scripted... Read more
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WA Today
Perth's Richardson Hotel given closure date, aged-care plans revealedRichardson's transformation also comes after the WA hotel industry mounted a ca
WA Today / Posted yesterday
Richardson's transformation also comes after the WA hotel industry mounted a campaign against shared accommodation platform Airbnb, after it was found the application now accounts for an estimated 25 per cent of WA's room capacity. With supply... Read more
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News.com.au
Tiny law, big trouble for AirbnbCouple discovers hidden camera in bedroom of Airbnb1:29 An Indiana couple visi
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
Couple discovers hidden camera in bedroom of Airbnb1:29 An Indiana couple visiting Longboat Key, Florida, found a hidden camera in the master bedroom of their Airbnb, which was disguised as a smoke detector. Courtesy: WFTS Lesley Jegen believes... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Perth's Richardson Hotel given closure date, aged-care plans revealedRichardson's transformation also comes after the WA hotel industry mounted a ca
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
Richardson's transformation also comes after the WA hotel industry mounted a campaign against shared accommodation platform Airbnb, after it was found the application now accounts for an estimated 25 per cent of WA's room capacity. With supply... Read more
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The Age
Perth's Richardson Hotel given closure date, aged-care plans revealedRichardson's transformation also comes after the WA hotel industry mounted a ca
The Age / Posted yesterday
Richardson's transformation also comes after the WA hotel industry mounted a campaign against shared accommodation platform Airbnb, after it was found the application now accounts for an estimated 25 per cent of WA's room capacity. With supply... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Keating’s dire ‘19th century’ warningpenalty rates when the reality of static wages growth stares us in the face.”
The Courier Mail / Posted 2 days ago
penalty rates when the reality of static wages growth stares us in the face.” Mr Keating pointed to new technologies like Airbnb and Uber as the “tip of a big iceberg”. “We can see the first big phase of this shift with consumers responding... Read more
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The Holmes Report
Google, Other Tech Brands, Dominate New Value Rankingdown. The innovation demonstrated by the Top 100 brands is evident, while trans
The Holmes Report / Posted 2 days ago
down. The innovation demonstrated by the Top 100 brands is evident, while transformative businesses are challenging brands, companies and markets. From Airbnb to Uber, Lyft and WeWork, Americans are rethinking how they work, travel, engage and... Read more
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The Irish Times
Cairn Homes cofounders win €35.5m tax bill appeal€20 million to expand in Europe and the US. The company, which recently closed
The Irish Times / Posted 2 days ago
€20 million to expand in Europe and the US. The company, which recently closed a €2.8 million fundraising that valued it at €17 million, has signed deals with Airbnb and the British Armed Forces for videolink health services, according to the repo... Read more
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The Irish Times
Cairn Homes co-founders win €35.5m tax bill appeal€20 million to expand in Europe and the US. The company, which recently closed
The Irish Times / Posted 2 days ago
€20 million to expand in Europe and the US. The company, which recently closed a €2.8 million fundraising that valued it at €17 million, has signed deals with Airbnb and the British Armed Forces for videolink health services, according to the repo... Read more
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Rapid City Journal
Airbnb boasts its best quarter everSince it launched in 2008, Airbnb has accommodated more than 250 million guests
Rapid City Journal / Posted 2 days ago
Since it launched in 2008, Airbnb has accommodated more than 250 million guests at more than 4 million listings in 191 countries, which Lehane said accounts for more rooms than the top five hotel chains combined. Bloomberg on Tuesday reported Airbnb... Read more
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The Irish Times
Twixmas break: Things to do between Christmas and New Yearparticularly in the southeast, plus a good variety of large houses suitable for
The Irish Times / Posted 2 days ago
particularly in the southeast, plus a good variety of large houses suitable for extended family groups, relaxireland.com. Airbnb has some extraordinary properties and you may find a stunner to surpass your own pad for a few days, airbnb.com. An... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Rehoboth Beach, Del., doubles residential rental taxtax from 3 percent to 6 percent. The tax applies to places like bed and breakfa
Baltimore Sun / Posted 2 days ago
tax from 3 percent to 6 percent. The tax applies to places like bed and breakfasts, condos, cabins and rentals through the Airbnb website. The new rate will apply to any rental contracts after January 1. Commissioners did not want to change the... Read more
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Business Insider
There is no winning for marketers in the age of Trump, a divided America and the constant social media outrage loopmedia, align their values with those of their consumers and not be afraid to ta
Business Insider / Posted 2 days ago
media, align their values with those of their consumers and not be afraid to take stands. And many, from Starbucks and Airbnb to Nordstrom have risen up to the occasion. But increasingly, doing that means opening themselves up to... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Rehoboth Beach Raises Rental Taxrental tax from 3 to 6 percent. The tax applies to places like bed and breakfa
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 2 days ago
rental tax from 3 to 6 percent. The tax applies to places like bed and breakfasts, condos, cabins and rentals through the Airbnb website. The new rate will apply to any rental contracts after January 1. Commissioners did not want to change the... Read more
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Daily Mail
The stunning New Orleans mansion Serena Williams was paid to stay inpad, all the while thanking the rental company which paid her to stay there Wi
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
pad, all the while thanking the rental company which paid her to stay there With a prominent plug for HomeAway, the Airbnb-like rentals website which gave her the property and commissioned the post, written on the screen along with the... Read more
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