Working with Airbnb, not against it
Berlin/Vienna, 22 February 2017 –
Airbnb is gaining ground: 8,000 landlords are listed in Vienna, in Berlin there are more than12,000. While hoteliers and local politicians are fighting this trend, Airbnb is growing in the business travel segment, too.
Airbnb does contribute to an increase in tourism of a destination, says Martin Schaffer, Analyst at MRP Hotels. In Vienna, a big part of the growth in tourism is due to private lettings via Airbnb. As of March, a new legislation applies which obliges the platform to disclose private landlords in Vienna. This is to ensure that … Read More