Each week I’ll be posting a curated set of links to Airbnb and other short-term rental industry related news articles and stories. Here’s this weeks collection

This week, we have seen possible regulation changes in short-term rentals industry across the United States, including Massachusetts, California, Florida, Colorado, Hawaii, Nashville and other states. We looked into the potential threats brought by short-term rental business to the local residence, and the new booking policy Airbnb is proposing. We’ve also included cases of collaboration between Airbnb and celebrities, as well as Heineken and Booking.com. Advice on dealing with hosts with no hospitality is presented in a great article too. Don’t miss “affordable” vacation destinations suggestions for 2018!

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