Thu, 28 Mar 2019 01:00
Austerity-hit Greeks are feeling the heat of Airbnb fever
For Dimitra Dionysopoulou, who lives in the shadow of the Acropolis, there is no mistaking the signs of the Airbnb takeover in her neighbourhood.
Mon, 25 Feb 2019 01:00
Thailand one of China’s top five New Year destinations
Thailand was one of the top five destinations for travellers from mainland China this Chinese New Year, according to new data released by Airbnb – one of the most popular global travel platforms. During Chunyun, Thai Airbnb hosts welcomed more than 44,000 guests, earning Bt186 million in extra income.
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 01:00
Allure retained for Chinese tourists
THAILAND was one of the top five global destinations for travellers from mainland China during the Chinese New Year holiday, according to accommodation online platform Airbnb.
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 17:12
Airbnb sees 100% growth in Chinese arrivals
Airbnb, the global travel platform, said Thailand is one of the top five global destinations for travellers from mainland China this Chinese New Year, described as "the world's largest annual human migration".
Fri, 08 Feb 2019 01:00
In Thailand and loving it
Romance is in the air and it’s clear many loved-up travellers are too as they head to Bangkok this February for Valentine's Day.
Mon, 21 Jan 2019 18:17
Foreign visitors increasingly use Airbnb during major tourism events
New data shows that travellers to Thailand are increasingly turning to Airbnb for accommodation during big tourism events, according to a report released by the hosting company on Monday.
Mon, 03 Dec 2018 01:00
Is Airbnb impacting the hotel industry?
JOHN could have rented out his high-rise residential unit in Cheras for RM1,500, but that would not cover his monthly instalment of RM2,500.
Tue, 23 Oct 2018 01:00
Airbnb gains as senior citizens catch travel bug
A GREATER number of senior citizens are becoming a part of Airbnb, the worldwide travel platform said.
Sat, 20 Oct 2018 08:20
Malaysia's senior citizens turning to Airbnb for additional income
Senior citizens are making ends meet by opening their homes to visitors via Airbnb, and earning more than RM5.6mil in the process in the past 12 months.
Sat, 13 Oct 2018 01:00
Sharing economy exploits loopholes
Explosion in short term rentals causes problems for hotels, reduces tax revenues
Thu, 04 Oct 2018 18:03
Airbnb and B-Stay to promote sports tourism in Buriram
Airbnb, the world’s leading community-driven hospitality company, today announced it has partnered with Thai homestay provider B-Stay to promote sports tourism in Buriram, home to the 2018 Thai MotoGP.
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 12:02
Chinese tourists apologise after being shamed for trashing Japanese Airbnb
TOKYO - Three Chinese tourists were slammed by netizens after the owner of an Airbnb they stayed at in Japan took to social media to expose their mess.
Tue, 07 Aug 2018 06:58
NY mayor signs into law new crackdown on Airbnb
New York's mayor on Monday signed into law a landmark bill forcing home-sharing platforms such as Airbnb to disclose information about hosts and imposing hefty fines for non-compliance.
Fri, 06 Jul 2018 12:32
Airbnb, Interior Ministry team up for tourism push
Airbnb and the Interior Ministry’s Department of Local Administration (DLA) have announced an “Empowering Local Tourism Entrepreneurs” partnership, Airbnb’s first official partnership with a government agency in Thailand.
Wed, 27 Jun 2018 12:37
Airbnb extends ‘Experiences’ programme across Thailand
Hospitality platform Airbnb has launched “Experiences” in Chiang Mai to support the city as an ever-popular global travel destination.