sharing economy

Tourism

Opinion: Here’s how the industry will change to meet millennial expectations

by Peter Allen

Sadly, Agoda’s Peter Allen does not advise agents to hand out free avocados or discounted rates for first home buyers. Worth the read, nonetheless.

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Hotels

The heartbreaking consequences of Airbnb on small hotels

by Daisy Doctor

The impact Airbnb is having on small businesses is kind of similar to our impact on doughnuts. We gobble them up and leave nothing behind.

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Technology

Spanish family scammed $17k by Airbnb user

by Daisy Doctor

A Spanish family has lost thousands thanks to a major Airbnb scam. Excuse us while we change all future bookings to hotels.

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Tourism

How unsafe is the sharing economy in travel?

by Daisy Doctor

Ok, we admit we’re being a tad overdramatic with our choice of photo here. But this one just seemed more exciting than the Airbnb logo.

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Technology

Has Airbnb reached tipping point?

Airbnb’s popularity is waning, as is our office popularity after leaving our soy milk in the fridge for two months. We said we were trying to make tofu.

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Hotels

Hotel experts gang up on Airbnb

Hotel executives are ganging up on Airbnb, although that’s not to say they followed them down a dark alley with nunchucks.

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There’s No Point Railing Against The Sharing Economy: Tourism Minister

by Hannah Edensor

When it comes to the Uber’s and Airbnb’s of Australia, our Tourism Minister says it you can’t beat ’em, join ’em.

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Tourism

Shorten says it’s time to share

by Hannah Edensor

While the sharing economy isn’t in everyone’s good books, Labor leader Bill Shorten wants us to embrace it, with the right regulations of course.

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Hotels

TAA slams door on Airbnb

by Hannah Edensor

The popular Airbnb has come under fire from Tourism Accommodation Australia, who insist regulations are needed to protect guests.

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