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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.

Demand for Short-term Rentals in Greece Exceeds 2019 Levels

Demand for Airbnb-style rentals in Greece is set to exceed pre-pandemic 2019 levels this summer, according to AirDNA’s Market Review for Europe.

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.

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.

Study: Greece Holding Strong in EU Short-term Rental Demand

Greece is holding strong in Europe in terms of overnight short-term rental bookings, according to a study released by Eurostat, the EU’s statistical agency.

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, 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.

Covid-19 Forces Greece’s Short-term Rental Market to Adjust

Covid-19 has forced the short-term rental market to re-set its targets and focus on covering lost ground, according to AirDNA analysts.

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.

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.

Airbnb Greece Provides Data to Tax Authorities

The 2018-2019 rental information of Greek Airbnb hosts will be sent to the Independent Authority for Public Revenue for taxation purposes.

Airbnb: Greece Among 10 Countries with Most ‘Enhanced Clean‘ Listings

Greece is among the top 10 countries with the highest number of Enhanced Clean listings on Airbnb.

Greece Among Countries Still Slow to Regulate Short-term Rentals

Greece is among a handful of countries in the European Union that has not legislated on short-term rental practices, according to a survey by EY.

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