Airbnb Hurt by NY Ban on Short Term Rental Ads

Airbnb Hurt by NY Ban on Short Term Rental Ads

Source: New York votes to ban ads for whole apartments on Airbnb According to Engadget Airbnb is not at all happy with the recent ruling by New York to  “make it illegal just to advertise your entire place for a short (under 30 days) rental. You’ll face a $1,000 fine the first time you’re caught, […]

Metasearch for Vacation Rentals Gains Momentum – Tnooz

Metasearch for Vacation Rentals Gains Momentum – Tnooz

Source: Metasearch for vacation rentals gains momentum There seems to be a growing interest in alternative accommodation and especially what is now being called the Vacation Rentals market. That terms was made popular by Flipkey and then became an established category on TripAdvisor when they took over FlipKey. All the while sites like HomeAway, Vacation […]

Airbnb’s CEO Confronted by Stephen Colbert | VentureBeat

Airbnb’s CEO explains his company in a way Stephen Colbert can understand | VentureBeat | Business | by Joey Cosco, Business Insider.   I changed the heading to confronted by Stephen Colbert because Stephens starts by suggesting AirBnB business model is like prostitution. Of course it the Colbert Humour but it could make any business […]

Legal Battles Face Airbnb Accommodation Bookings | Inc.com

More Legal Hot Water for Airbnb | Inc.com. “New York State attorney general Eric Schneiderman Monday filed an affidavit with the state Supreme Court in Albany claiming that the majority of Airbnb listings in New York are illegal.” The issue is that renting accommodation for less than 30 days is in general illegal in New […]