Airbnb Can’t Go on Unregulated – It Does Too Much Damage to Cities

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theguardian.com
By Steven Poole
25/10/2018


Remember the “sharing economy”? That rhetoric looks more comically disingenuous than ever in light of the news that a single Airbnb user in Barcelona is managing a portfolio of properties that brings in an eye-watering £33,000 a day in high season. Old neighbourhoods are being overrun with short-term tourists and shops selling souvenir tat. Rents for residents are being driven up, in Barcelona as well as Berlin, New York and elsewhere. Airbnb is a parasitic monster that squats over cities and hoovers up vast sums of money through its slimy proboscis. So what can be done?

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Overtourism

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20/9/2018
By Joyce Gioia, Strategic Business Futurist | The Herman Group


According to the latest figures from the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), in 2017, international tourist arrivals were up by about 84 million.

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How Brexit and the Pound are Impacting Operations and Profits at UK Hotels

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by Katherine Doggrell | hotelanalyst.co.uk
June 2018


The UK is not due to leave the European Union until March 2019, but the country’s hotels are already feeling Brexit’s impact.

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How Hotel Managers Can Generate Profits Above and Beyond Owner’s Expectations

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by Mark Starkov | hebsdigital.com
June 2018

The hospitality industry is enjoying its longest expansion and healthiest growth in decades, yet, are the owners happy?

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The Evolution Of Luxury: Exploring A Shift In The Luxury Travel Market

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By Brenda Sandoval Valdes Associate Partner, LINKS WorldGroup
June 10, 2018

As millennials are growing older, the luxury travel market is trying to keep up with and understand a tech-savvy demographic of buyers with extremely different demands and desires than the generation before. As this demographic reaches an age where they possess immense buying power, they have become the primary targets for marketers who are still trying to define what it is that this generation desires.

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