ARTICLES RELATING TO AIRBNB

Is your Airbnb host spying on you with a hidden camera? Use this simple trick to find out.

2019-11-12 17:08

A cybersecurity expert has identified a simple trick anyone can use to find out whether your Airbnb host is monitoring you from afar.

Would you stay in a real-life Barbie house Airbnb for R880 a night?

2019-10-29 17:24

It's not just about staying in the house for two nights. It's about stepping into Barbie's shoes in more ways than one.

A giant dog has been turned into a 2-bedroom Airbnb, and you can rent it for R2,500 a night

2019-08-14 20:19

The Dog Bark Park Inn B&B in rural Cottonwood, Idaho is shaped like a giant beagle, and sleeps up to four people in its two bedrooms.

Tony Stark’s cabin is now available on Airbnb

2019-06-21 13:14

The owners hiked up the price after realising how in-demand it would be.

Home Sharing Conference with Tuis|Home and Airbnb

2019-05-27 15:10

Keen to dive into the world of Airbnb but not sure where to start? At our very first Home Sharing Conference, you’ll find the answers to all your questions.

I've spent nearly 300 nights in hotels and Airbnbs over the past year, and there's a small detail I check to see how clean a room is

2019-03-17 16:10

Every time I enter a hotel room, I check the electric kettle or coffee maker — a standard item in nearly every hotel room — to see how clean it is.

The world’s smallest Airbnb has opened its doors and guests can stay for R140 a night – but there’s a catch!

2018-12-20 02:52

The world's smallest Airbnb has opened its doors and guests can stay for just £8 (about R140) a night.

Airbnb for billionaires: Where the world's richest people stay when they travel

2018-03-30 10:11

Airbnb-style luxury villa rentals for the world's richest people cost between R1 million and R2 million per week.

Using your home for Airbnb to earn extra income

2017-12-28 09:51

Here's all you need to know about the risks and rewards of making money out of that spare space in your home.

7 snaps of Kylie Jenner’s luxurious Airbnb birthday mansion

2016-08-17 07:00

Kylie Jenner recently turned 19 and spent her birthday in a luxurious mansion on the Turks & Caicos Islands.

 

Airbnb hosts reportedly used closed Facebook groups to gossip about guests and share lewd, personal information

2019-11-01 07:10

The hosts used the groups to complain about guests — but often crossed the line, in apparent violations of Airbnb's rules.

How to master AirBnb and rise up the search rankings in South Africa

2019-08-25 07:01

As AirBnb continues to grow in South Africa, getting onto – or staying on – those first few pages of listings just gets harder. Here's how to maximise the chances that travellers will see your property.

A woman painted her house bright pink and covered it in emojis after neighbours reported her for renting it out on Airbnb

2019-08-08 15:16

Neighbours say the house's paint job is "bullying," a "direct attack," and an "F-U to the rest of the street."

The new tourism minister just extended the comment period on her predecessors’s anti-Airbnb draft law

2019-06-18 12:56

New tourism minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane has added another month for those who want to comment on – or oppose – the Tourism Amendment Draft Bill that could, controversially, limit Airbnb in South Africa.

Airbnb to offer 200 luxury suites at New York’s iconic Rockefeller Plaza

2019-04-30 09:11

Airbnb guests will soon be able to book luxury suites in New York’s iconic Rockefeller Center.

Want to rent a vintage Jaguar? Test-driving two Airbnb-like apps

2018-12-30 13:00

A trio of "sharing economy" apps allow occasional access to well-maintained classics. DriveShare, Turo, and Vinty all function like Airbnb, but each has a unique position.

Tinder, Spotify and Instagram users also affected by the massive Facebook hack

2018-09-29 08:22

Life just got worse for the 50 million people caught up in what may be the biggest hack of Facebook ever.

You could vacay at these 8 spots that A-listers just can't get enough of

2018-01-11 09:00

You have a year to save up. No pressure.

South Africans rake in R24.37m from Airbnb

2017-09-05 16:23

South Africa has seen the strongest growth in guest arrivals on Airbnb among the BRICS nations at 380%, raking in about R24.3m, according to latest statistics.

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