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M’sia to clamp down on unregistered accommodation providers

Malaysia's minister of tourism, arts and culture, Mohamaddin Ketapi, has called on unlicensed hotel operators and those offering vacation rental services on Airbnb to...

Airbnb recruits top airline exec as global transport head in push...

Aviation industry pioneer Fred Reid has joined Airbnb as global head of transportation, as the homesharing giant unveils its ambitions to build an end-to-end...

Major agencies, vacation rental companies form new association in Japan

The Japan Association of Vacation Rental (JAVR) – founded by nine major vacation rental and travel agencies including Airbnb – will soon be launched,...

Mike Orgill leads Airbnb in SE Asia, Hong Kong and Taiwan

Airbnb has promoted Mike Orgill as general manager of South-east Asia, Hong Kong and Taiwan. Orgill will report to Siew Kum Hong, Airbnb’s Asia-Pacific's regional...

Airbnb rolls out premium-tier listings in Bangkok, Phuket

Airbnb is stepping up its offerings in Thailand with the introduction of the premium Plus accommodation in the country. Just launched in Bangkok and soon...

Thai boutique hotels get in bed with Airbnb

Airbnb is partnering the Thailand Boutique Accommodation Trade Association (TBAA) to bring local boutique hotels onto its platform, on the heels of a partnership...

Airbnb: friend or foe to Singapore hotel industry?

Researchers at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) conducted a study to evaluate if Airbnb complements existing accommodation provision or presents disruptive competition that...

Airbnb pushes into Sri Lanka’s Experiences scene with tourism board

Potentially paving the way for regulation in the non-hotel accommodation space in Sri Lanka, Airbnb and the state-owned Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA)...

Airbnb hits wall with Great Wall of China sleepover contest

Home rental giant Airbnb has scrapped a contest for travellers to spend a night in an ancient watch tower on the Great Wall of...

Airbnb invites guests to spend the night atop Great Wall of...

Airbnb shows it does not take its tagline "don't go there, live there" lightly, having added the Great Wall of China to its platform...

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