Posts Tagged ‘ Airbnb ’

Airbnb should be more transparent

Jul 18th, 2018 | By

Why is it that it took the EU so long to realise that Airbnb was not conforming to the law since the rest of the travel industry was brought into line many years ago?



Airbnb accommodation in Japan

Jun 8th, 2018 | By

If you have booked via Airbnb for accommodation in Japan, check to see that the accommodation is still available.



Saturday snippets: 12th May 2018

May 12th, 2018 | By

It seems that many popular destinations are fighting back against tourism obesity – an over supply of tourists. Valencia, Madrid, Brussels, Rome are joining Venice, Palma de Mallorca, Florence and Barcelona to name just a few in trying to restrict tourist movements,



Saturday snippets: 5th May 2018

May 5th, 2018 | By

Star Wars, Kew Gardens and the busiest air route in the world caught Adrian’s attetion this bank holiday weekend along with a cheeky Airbnb offer to manage American government travel accommodation.



Will Airbnb become passé?

May 3rd, 2018 | By

Given the crackdown by governments around the world on how much time private flat owners can rent out their properties via Airbnb or some similar booking site, it could be that the hometel launch is accurately timed.



Politicians and the “Airbnb model.”

Apr 24th, 2018 | By
poster advertising Mallorca

Palma on the island of Mallorca, and a very popular destination for British holidaymakers, is to ban flat owners from renting their apartments to travellers as from July 1st,



Short-term holiday lets in Ireland

Oct 29th, 2017 | By

The Irish government has introduced new rules saying that if a householder wants to short-term let their property then they have to get planning permission first.



Is Airbnb changing?

Oct 18th, 2017 | By

Airbnb has signed a deal with a property developer for Airbnb branded sites. Is it now becomein a property developer? Or a quasi-hotelier?



The biggest “hotel” chain in the world

Aug 16th, 2017 | By

It took hoteliers decades to become as big as they have become. It has taken Airbnb less than ten years to achieve this success.



Saturday snippets: June 17th 2017

Jun 17th, 2017 | By

In the week that roaming charges ended in EU countries, Adrian also wonders if APD in Northern Ireland might end soon.



It ain’t necessarily so

Jun 6th, 2017 | By

To suggest that householders are discriminating whether it be blatantly or unintentionally is galling and insulting to the vast majority of people who place their accommodation for others to rent.



The things you need to know if you are renting out your home for the summer


May 25th, 2017 | By

Renting isn’t always as simple as it seems



Saturday snippets: April 29th 2017

Apr 29th, 2017 | By
panoramic view of the Lake District

A museum of ice-cream, another about Dr Seuss, Bexit, being a gin ambassador and new flights to Russia attract Adrian’s attention this week.



Airbnb may lead to capital gains tax

Mar 5th, 2017 | By
panoramic view of the Lake District

t is pretty obvious that governments around the world, not just the UK one, are trying to adjust traditional and long-established tax systems to an entirely new type of business- that of a sharing economy.



In defence of Airbnb

Feb 27th, 2017 | By

Following the criticism of Airbnb on this site last week, Kaye Holland flocks to the online marketplace and hospitality service’s defence



Airbnb and the future of tourist accommodation

Feb 22nd, 2017 | By
hotel bathroom

Local government and tourism organisation are trying to decide how to live and exploiy Airbnb without damaging the tradition tourist economy accommodation providers.



The success of Caribbean tourism

Feb 14th, 2017 | By
beach at Playa Juanillo

There was an increase of 4.1% in British visitors to the Caribbean last year.



Saturday snippets: 19th November 2016

Nov 19th, 2016 | By
overhead view of Thorne Island

A listed fort, toilets, supersonic flights, high-speed rail between Singapore and Malaysia, APD and Christmas Markets are on Adrian’s radar screen this week.



What’s hot: October 2016

Sep 30th, 2016 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot in the travel world for October



Where the experts holiday: Georgina Wilson-Powell, travel editor

Sep 20th, 2016 | By

Georgina Wilson-Powell, travel editor at Good Things magazine shares her travel highs and lows with Just About Travel readers



Paradise found: part two

Sep 6th, 2016 | By

Hawaii is always celebrating but with the 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor on the horizon, Oahu has extra special reason to sing and dance – as JAT journo, Kaye Holland, discovers



Where the experts holiday: Tom Hall of Lonely Planet

Aug 30th, 2016 | By

Tom Hall, editorial director at Lonely Planet – the world’s largest travel guide book publisher – on Italy, Iran and why the Western Isles of Scotland should feature on any travel itinerary



What type of traveller are you?

Aug 25th, 2016 | By

What type of traveller are you – budget, eco-conscious, luxury, adventurer? Try our quiz to discover your true wandering spirit.



What’s hot: August 2016

Aug 1st, 2016 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot in the travel world right now



What’s hot: July 2016

Jul 2nd, 2016 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot in the travel world right now …



Where the experts holiday: Jax Tranchida, TV travel host

May 30th, 2016 | By

Food nerd, roaming gnome and host of The Grill Iron on Cooking Channel, Jax Tranchida, talks travel



Welcome to London

Apr 7th, 2016 | By

After a long-haul flight, huge queues at passport control are the last thing you want to be faced with writes Kaye Holland



Saturday snippets: 19th March 2016

Mar 19th, 2016 | By

As easter approached, Adrian has a rather full column rannging from theme parks to gardens and from the new Glasgow Restaurant Festival to how some destinations just have some kitties to entice us to them.