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AirDNA: Greece Tops Europe in Q3 Demand for Airbnb-style Rentals

Greece leads the way in Europe in terms of demand for Airbnb-style rentals which was up by 26.5% in the third quarter of the year compared to the same period in pre-pandemic 2019.

Greek Hoteliers Angry Over Inclusion of Airbnbs in ‘Tourism for All’ Scheme

Greek hoteliers are angry over a government decision to include Airbnb-style accommodations in its “Tourism for All” subsidized holiday scheme.

WTTC Reveals Best Practices for Cities to Manage Airbnb-type Rentals

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and Airbnb created a new report that outlines best practices for destinations to manage short-term rentals – a fast growing and important segment of the Travel & Tourism sector.

Airbnb: Property Owners Become Hosts to ‘Make Ends Meet’

Forty percent of property owners with listings on Airbnb are using the income earned through hosting to “make ends meet”, according to a survey by the online platform.

Airbnb Supports Remote Work Option ‘For Good’

"Live and work anywhere" is home-sharing giant Airbnb’s new philosophy giving thousands of employees the option to full-time remote work plus perks.

Greece’s Tourism Body Tables Actions to Regulate Airbnb-type Rentals

Greek tourism stakeholders are calling for the government to regulate Airbnb-style activities which, they say, are distorting healthy market competition.

Airbnb Bookings for Summer in Greece Up by 232%

Bookings for Airbnbs in Greece this summer are up by 232% placing the country in the lead in Europe in terms of overall booking performance through to March 1.

Greeks Join Ukraine Airbnb Support Initiative

The Greek Property Managers Association (PASIDA) has joined a global Airbnb initiative to support people impacted by the Russian invasion through symbolic bookings made for properties in Ukraine.

Airbnb Offers Free Temporary Housing to 100,000 Ukrainian Refugees

Airbnb has offered free, short-term housing for up to 100,000 refugees fleeing Ukraine following Russia’s invasion.

Greek Hoteliers Seek Clear Framework for Airbnb-style Operations

Greek hoteliers are planning to take legal action against short-term rental companies that advertise and operate as hotels.

Greek Hoteliers Urge Health Protocols for Airbnb-style Rentals

Greece’s hoteliers are calling on the government to implement Covid-19 health and hygiene protocols for short-term rentals.

Airbnb-type Rentals Boost Destination Attractiveness, Say Europeans

Europeans believe that short-term rentals contribute to the attractiveness of a tourism destination and positively affect accommodation rates, says a Eurobarometer survey.

Santorini Among Top Rated Locations for Airbnb Stays

Santorini is among the top 25 highest rated locations for Airbnb bookings, according to a list presented by Big 7 Travel and assessed by Money.co.uk.

Airbnb Extends Party Ban Until End of Summer 2021

Airbnb has extended its ban on parties in properties listed on its platform through at least the end of summer 2021, in efforts to ensure the safety of its hosts and guests against Covid-19.

Airbnb Agrees on Rules for Hosts in Greece

Airbnb has signed an agreement with Greece’s national revenue body, making it easier for hosts in the country to share their homes and follow the rules.

Airbnb, Booking, VRBO Agree to Comply with Greek Tax Laws

Greece’s national revenue body has made an agreement with short-term rental operators Airbnb, Booking.com and VRBO for compliance to local tax laws.

Rebound Expected for Greek Airbnb-style Rentals in 2021

Despite the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, tourism experts see positive signs ahead for Greece's short-term rental market.

Covid-19 Drives Athens Airbnb Demand Down in 2020

Demand for Airbnb short-term rentals in Athens plunged in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic, driving revenue down by 80%, according to an EY report.

Greece’s Airbnbs Rival Hotel Room Capacity, Says Study

Airbnbs in Greece have now rivalled their hotel counterparts in terms of bed capacity, according to a study released by INSETE.

Airbnb Announces New Commitment to Safer Travel

Airbnb is asking its hosts and guests to committ to safer travel with its newly launched COVID-19 Safety Practices.