March 17, 2016
“This is not about home sharing, a practice that has existed for decades as a way for individuals to make a little extra cash by renting out the occasional room or home,” AH&LA CEO Katherine Lugar said in a statement after the group’s Penn State report was released. “This data tells a very different story than the one told by Airbnb.” Dandapani added, “They’re in the hospitality business whether they care to admit it or not. And they’re in the illegal hotel business.”….