I was reading a book called The Airbnb Story the other day by Leigh Gallagher. Not many people realise the hard work that went into building this now billion dollar industry, in fact many of us are not remotely aware of how they can benefit from using an Airbnb establishment. Airbnb specialist Rowan Clifford of Airbnb Smart said it has changed the lives of homeowners worldwide, allowing them to monetise their property in new ways that have never been possible.
“Airbnb was not the first to try and harness the potential of unused space within a home. Many have tried and failed before them. However, Airbnb managed to solve the biggest problem of them all, trust,” said Clifford.
He said tourists and travellers were now turning away from traditional accommodation methods of hotels and motels, in favour of a more intimate, connective experience that Airbnb offers. In essence, he says, guests can expect to pay a fraction of the cost for […]