Brent Thomas from Airbnb has told Perth radio listeners ​that if the Hotel Industry has its way and the illegal use of housing is stamped out, pretty much the State’s Tourism Industry will collapse and the financial repercussions will be “devastating”​ ​- for Airbnb’s...

On Thursday, 22 November, at a Byron Shire Council meeting, Staff will give an update on the release of the Short Term Rental Accommodation Planning Framework by the NSW Department of Planning and the Environment.  (See agenda, Item 13.21for full details.) Council...

Correction: the Forbes Magazine article mentioned in our post yesterday is not current; the article is dated September 2015. Our referencing this article as current was an error on our part.  We apologies for any confusion caused. Travel Weekly’s - Airbn...

For a good eight weeks, Airbnb has been sitting on a little secret - it has been failing in its contractual agreement to pay its ‘hosts’ monies due to them. Back in September, Forbes Magazine broke the story.  Airbnb’s Australian “distributors/partners” have been...

“San Francisco couple who illegally rented out 14 apartments on Airbnb are hit with a $2.25 million fine by city.”  The couple were forced to put up their real estate holdings as collateral to ensure that they pay the fine. 

Here in Sydney, back in 2007, well-...

Tips from Airbnb’s ‘hosts’ on how to maximise the monetisation of the homes they control are abundant. (See photo.)  Prostitutes find an Airbnb is cheaper than a hotel, and the Hotel Industry has seen its traditional ‘hot pillow trade’ decimated as sex workers move on...

Remember Airbnb landlord Lynn Segal and her claim that the home-sharing website helps her afford to stay in her Newtown terrace?   “With few job prospects and a low amount of superannuation, Ms Segal said her finances looked grim when she turned 60.  Ms Segal...

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