We analysed the information from the latest STR report into the real impact of Airbnb on the accommodation industry. Vacation rentals are still a drop in the ocean yet hotels are fighting them at every turn. Interesting data

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dannydanny
5 months ago

Nice article Jonathan. I tend to agree, Airbnb are etching out a totally new market. I remember seeing something that said 1/3 of Airbnb users travelled simply because of Airbnb and not because of prior plans to go away.

JonathanVreasyJonathanVreasy
5 months ago

I think the right property can do that - a hotel room seems like a response to a need but Airbnb try and spark a new desire in people.

A property listing that can make people make brand new travel plans is a pretty cool thing indeed.

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