June 25, 2017

Resort occupancy drops for first time since 2011-12

Mountain ski resort Hochgurgl Austria - nature and sport background
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“Airbnb, VRBO and HomeAway are definitely having an impact on resort market, but we can’t say exactly how much,” Destimetrics Director of Business Intelligence Tom Foley said in an interview with the Sierra Sun. “The market is fairly new and not yet understood … its like wrestling with smoke.”

On the California side of Lake Tahoe, Airbnb host earnings increased 50 percent this ski season, compared to last winter. The total number of visitors using Airbnb in Lake Tahoe also jumped 48 percent over last ski season’s totals.

On the Nevada side, Incline Village Airbnb guest arrivals increased by 93 percent . In Stateline, they increased by 78 percent.

Destimetrics is working on a way to better […]

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