Sydney Morning Herald – Noise, nudity, foul language: Airbnb hosts should be fined, says report

April 14, 2016 Airbnb hosts renting out their apartments in cities, including Sydney and Melbourne, should be slapped with speeding-ticket type fines if their guests engage in "disruptive" behavior – such as noise, nudity and foul language – that upsets the neighbors.... Source: http://www.smh.com.au/business/the-economy/noise-nudity-foul-language-airbnb-hosts-should-be-fined-says-report-20160412-go4em1.html

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Tough Times Ahead for NYC Hotels

April 6, 2016 It’s a tough time for New York’s hospitality industry, but there are still opportunities out there if you know where to look. To get the latest on the challenges faced by the city's hospitality sector, Bisnow talked with several panelists who'll be speaking at our upcoming 6th [...]

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HANYC President and Chief Executive Officer Job Description

March 17, 2016 All activities of HANYC are carried out under the leadership and direction of the President and Chief Executive Officer in accordance with the directions of the Board of the Association. Candidates for the position must have excellent leadership skills; experience in dealing with local and state governmental [...]

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Hotel Business – AH&LA Applauds Legislation to Rein Commercial Operators in Short-Term Rental Marketplace

March 3, 2016 WASHINGTON—The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) applauded the Virginia Senate’s passage of the SB 416. The Limited Residential Lodging Act was amended to study the issue before any legislation is enacted.... Source: http://m.hotelbusiness.com/Hospitality/AHandLA-Applauds-Legislation-to-Rein-In-Commercial-Operators-in-Short-Term-Rental-Marketplace/53433

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Hotels Magazine – Opinion: Airbnb ‘crisis’ needs to be met head-on

March 1, 2016 Contributed by Vijay Dandapani, President, Apple Core Hotels, New York City, Chairman, Hotel Association of New York City “Where there is smoke there is fire,” goes the old, if trite, saying. There has been plenty of smoke, most of it aired by Airbnb, when it comes to [...]

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Hotel industry disputes report about Airbnb’s impact in NYC

February 11, 2016 Hospitality research firm STR released a report this week asserting that Airbnb is having no material impact on hotel room demand in Manhattan, a finding that is being challenged by both national and local hotel industry advocates. With the average Airbnb nightly rate in the New York [...]

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Minneapolis Star Tribune – St. Paul to study regulations, taxes on Airbnb rentals

February 5, 2016 The city of St. Paul will start studying ways to regulate Airbnb and other short-term rental companies to weed out those poorly run operations. The City Council voted on Wednesday to have the city’s Department of Safety and Inspections and the Department of Planning and Economic Development [...]

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San Francisco Chronicle – Why Airbnb hosts aren’t scoring riches on Super Bowl 50

February 3, 2016 Kim Lain and Tom Doherty are among scores of Bay Area homeowners who hoped to score riches by renting to Super Bowl visitors via Airbnb, HomeAway, Craigslist and other vacation-home sites. But the deluge of hopeful homeowners increased supply so much that it outpaced demand for the [...]

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A hotel business but without the burdens

January 31, 2016 Sir, John Kay is right about his 18th-century namesake (“What the other John Kay taught Uber about innovation”, January 27). Perhaps there is no better illustration of protectionism’s ills than Frédéric Bastiat’s Candlemakers’ Petition of 1845. The taxi industry has indeed developed a bunker mentality as a [...]

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Big Hotels’ Plan to Win Customers from Airbnb

January 27, 2016 The hotel industry is fighting back. Airbnb’s remarkable success and a $25 billion valuation has come at a cost — to competitors. It claimed almost $1 billion in disruption revenue last year, by some estimates. But now the hotel industry, still reeling from the sudden rise of [...]

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