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Did Covid just destroy the short-term rental market?

What do the . say about their rentals? We have interviewed above 30 Airbnb hosts during the pandemic (Between mid-March – July), and 4 out of 5 Airbnb hosts have broken even. Some of them had to receive mid-term or long-term bookings, which they wouldn’t have done last year. Those bookings were from various people […]

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Is data backing up on what Airbnb CEO stated about Post-Covid travel?

Recently, Airbnb CEO says post-COVID travel will never be the same again and added that people are more likely to travel domestically.  Our analysis also confirmed with this trend by analyzing 5 million short-term rental booking data from 2019 December to 2020 May.  In order to write this blog post, we have chosen 4 states […]

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A snapshot of the Indonesia Airbnb market in 2020 (VS Hotel)

Indonesia may have been late to start in the Airbnb market but it’s one of the fastest-growing countries in Southeast Asia in terms of inbound travel. Indonesia ranked 20th in the world tourist industry in 2017. [1] Now, because of the worldwide lockdowns due to coronavirus pandemic, there is a significant threat in the whole […]

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Impact of COVID-19 on Airbnb bookings in Seoul, Taiwan, Berlin, Milan

The impact of COVID-19 has been quite severe in the last few months on the vacation rental industry. There was a significant number of cases reported in some cities that reversed the predicted drop of Airbnb bookings there. It has been observed that there is a reduction in the short term stays compared to the […]

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A snapshot of the Hong Kong Airbnb market amidst the pandemic

Hong Kong attracts the largest number of visitors per year [ref], yet it does not have as much Airbnb listings as other popular tourist destinations like London (70,000+) or Paris (50,000+). Hong Kong was showing a rapid growth in both Airbnb supply and demand until the 2019 Hong Kong protests. Despite the current climate, we […]

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How to invest in Airbnb property – Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

This post was written by Wei Hong Low.  Airbnb has grown 21% compared to August 2019 earning gross revenue $4,308,726,681. More impressively, it has grown to 150 million users and a current 6,370,563 property listings across 191 countries. So far, it has been very successful for Airbnb. In Southeast Asia, Malaysia continues to be the fastest-growing country for Airbnb for the […]