Tag: Airbnb

With high unemployment, tourism entrepreneurship is the way to go

A report released by Airbnb last September found that the guest activity on the platform in South Africa supported more than 22 000 new jobs and generated an economic impact of...

SA business lobby to challenge proposed law to regulate Airbnb

A business lobby group says it is considering legal steps to challenge a new bill meant to regulate short-term home rentals, including those on online platforms such as Airbnb. Last week the...

Renting an Airbnb in South Africa may change dramatically, due to new laws

Long regarded as a preferred alternative to staying in hotels and guesthouses, Airbnb haven’t managed to win everyone over in South Africa: There have been a few complaints about the way they...

Airbnb a boon for over-60s

JOHANNESBURG - South Africa has seen growth of nearly 40percent of senior Airbnb hosts in the past year as more senior homeowners are turning to the platform to supplement their pension. ...

Airbnb community boosts Western Cape economy by an estimated R5 billion

Airbnb has today released new data on the impact of the home sharing community across the Western Cape, highlighting the continued growth of guests in the region and the positive impact Airbnb...


Zest Weg builds Africa base with local partners

“The key to sustainable growth in Africa is partnering with locally owned companies who have proven track records, are technically sound, have a strong...


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