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Tourism

Short term Airbnb rentals banned on Hawaiian island

A new bill has passed on Oahu which has upset Airbnb but has the Honolulu Mayor hopeful.

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Hotels

Kyiv hotel serves 15,000 meals a day through Airbnb donations

Instead of splurging on Uber Eats, these generous donors have made an overseas food delivery to support humanitarian efforts in Ukraine.

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Aviation

Bailing booking platforms and Airbnb bookings: how the travel industry is supporting Ukraine

As the invasion of Ukraine continues, international sanctions against Russia heighten in every field of trade and business. Here’s the latest on how the travel industry is doing its bit.

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Hotels

Airbnb’s giving you the opportunity to live like Bluey for a weekend

Ever wanted to live in a cartoon? We don’t either, but your kids probably do so check out this cool Bluey themed house.

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Tourism

“We feel a responsibility to step up”: Airbnb offers free accommodation to 20,000 Afghan refugees

The home-sharing giant is hoping its generous new initiative inspires other business leaders to do the same. We’re looking at you, Marriott/Accor/IHG/Hilton.

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Technology

Basketball legend Scottie Pippen becomes an Airbnb host to offer unique Olympic-themed stay

He was MJ’s right-hand man during the Chicago Bulls’ glory days, and now “Pip” has dribbled his way into the home-sharing market.

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Technology

“Michelin Guide” of home sharing knocks back 97 per cent of hosts who apply

The homes listed on this new Airbnb competitor’s website are far more attractive than most people we know. Then again, we’ve not been getting out much lately.

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Travel Agents

“Certainly something that we’re looking at”: Airbnb mulls commission model for travel agents

by Huntley Mitchell

Have you traditionally avoided including Airbnb in your client itineraries due to a lack of commission? Well, you may soon need to reconsider your stance.

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Events

The reboot begins: Travel DAZE 2021 kicks off to a big virtual audience!

Did you register for Travel DAZE but forgot to set a reminder that it was on? Start playing catch-up here.

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Events

Even more speakers announced for Travel DAZE 2021!

While Travel DAZE 2021 is only weeks away, that hasn’t stopped us from adding several more speakers to the line-up (which is bulging with talent, might we add)!

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Technology

Airbnb duped into listing a dollhouse by YouTube pranksters

by Christian Fleetwood

This Airbnb dollhouse prank might make you chuckle a little, but it wasn’t the least bit funny to the Lilliputians trying to book a weekend away.

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Technology

Airbnb appoints new regional boss

APAC hoteliers are looking over their shoulder after the home-sharing giant named its new bossman for the region.

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