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Hoteliers in atypical destinations cash in with Airbnb

At the PATA Annual Summit in the Philippines, Airbnb announced new data that highlights how the Airbnb community is growing tourism in off-the-beaten-track destinations across Asia Pacific, and helping to disperse the benefits of tourism beyond big cities and major tourism hotspots.

Airbnb atypical destination's rapid growth
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Blueground enters Dubai’s hospitality market

Blueground, a hospitality company offering high quality accommodation to business executivesÊand expats, has made its entry into Dubai’s hospitality industry. Based in Greece, Blueground’s business model operates by leasing existing high-end residential properties in the most sought after areas, upgrading and converting them into best-in-class rentals, thus avoiding the lengthy and capital intensive construction process of traditional hotel operators.


When is enough, enough?

Of tourists that is. Tourism has to be better managed to combat the rise in local tensions and concerns over AirBnB, environmental and cultural pollution and being overwhelmed by visitor numbers.

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