Monday , May 20 2019
Home / Carpe Diem / Thursday evening links, all Airbnb edition – Publications – AEI

Thursday evening links, all Airbnb edition – Publications – AEI

Summary:
AEI Thursday evening links, all Airbnb edition 1. How Airbnb went from renting air beds for to a billion hospitality behemoth. Source 2. From the Miami Herald: An ongoing study authored by MIT and Harvard researchers has confirmed what many analysts have been saying for a while now: Airbnb is taking a sliver out of hotel revenues, and travelers are reaping the rewards of lower costs, especially during New Year’s Eve or Art Basel when thousands flock to Miami. For Miami-Dade, competition from Airbnb translated to a 1 percent decrease in hotel revenues per year from 2011-2014. For travelers, that means slightly cheaper rooms and a consumer savings of per night, measured in the difference between what consumers are willing to pay and what they actually pay. 3. 12 High-Quality

Topics:
Mark Perry considers the following as important: ,

This could be interesting, too:

Mark Perry writes Heather Mac Donald on how the new ‘adversity score’ = a backdoor to racial quotas in college admissions – Publications – AEI

Mark Perry writes Backfire economics: Tariff Man’s trade war is destroying the economic future of US farms #Winning? – Publications – AEI

Mark Perry writes Who pays for Tariff Man’s tariffs on Chinese goods? – Publications – AEI

Mark Perry writes Tariff Man’s tariffs = largest tax increase in decades – Publications – AEI

AEI
Thursday evening links, all Airbnb edition

1. How Airbnb went from renting air beds for $10 to a $30 billion hospitality behemoth. Source

2. From the Miami Herald:

An ongoing study authored by MIT and Harvard researchers has confirmed what many analysts have been saying for a while now: Airbnb is taking a sliver out of hotel revenues, and travelers are reaping the rewards of lower costs, especially during New Year’s Eve or Art Basel when thousands flock to Miami.

For Miami-Dade, competition from Airbnb translated to a 1 percent decrease in hotel revenues per year from 2011-2014. For travelers, that means slightly cheaper rooms and a consumer savings of $37 per night, measured in the difference between what consumers are willing to pay and what they actually pay.

3. 12 High-Quality Airbnb Alternatives for Any Budget. Source

4. Airbnb, Niido Open First Branded Apartment Complex in Nashville. Source

5. Airbnb hosts scramble after Chicago sends notices to 2,400, rejecting registrations for short-term rentals. Source

6. Airbnb for Work (business travel) now accounts for 15 percent of bookings. Source

Thursday evening links, all Airbnb edition
Mark Perry

Mark Perry
Mark J. Perry is concurrently a scholar at AEI and a professor of economics and finance at the University of Michigan’s Flint campus. He is best known as the creator and editor of the popular economics blog Carpe Diem. At AEI, Perry writes about economic and financial issues for American.com and the AEIdeas blog.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *