Hoteliers: Focus on the advantages you have over Airbnb
Certainly Airbnb is not for everyone. But personally, I love the idea. I like the sense of travel—the thrill of being unfamiliar with the territory and the ability to explore local establishments, not attractions the concierge was paid to tell me about.
With a little effort, many hoteliers are learning how to provide this experience. They’re beginning to offer a unique design with a sense of place and a bar where locals come to hang because the service and atmosphere are that good.
Will people eventually take advantage of the sharing economy for business travel purposes? They already are. Many business travelers are tacking on an extra day for leisurely exploring. “Bleisure,” they call it. Younger travRead More