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CBRE research: growth in short-term rentals to slow in the U.S.

Recent research conducted by CBRE Short-Term Rentals: A Maturing U.S. Market and Its Impact on Traditional Hotels highlights a consistent rise in short-term rental (STRs) stocks in previous years –but is this growth about to end? The report, published this year, predicts that 100,000 net new STRs will penetrate the U.S. hotel market in 2020, …

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Unregulated short-term letting put travellers at risk

Popular accommodation letting platforms including Airbnb, are under scrutiny as the number of casual landlords increases in the country’s capital and a rental ‘crisis’ is declared. But could these unregulated short-term lets also be putting travellers at risk? According to citymetric.com (who originally published the story), sites like Airbnb, Booking.com and TripAdvisor now hold the …

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ASAP: support for key workers needing serviced accommodation

In a recent update on their website, the Association of Serviced Apartment Providers (ASAP) outlined support for key workers needing serviced accommodation during the COVID-19 pandemic. Since self-isolation and lockdown measures were introduced in March 2020, the association has seen a surge in enquiries on the availability of accommodation across the UK from NHS staff …

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The empowered Gen Y (millennial) business traveller

When it comes to corporate accommodation, one size does not fit all. Millennials are today’s business travellers and by 2025 will represent some 75% of the workforce, and employers are starting to look at ways to answer the travel and accommodation needs of this element of their workforce. Personalisation is a must, taking the person …

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