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Airbnb ‘committed to working with Govt’ to adopt model that works for Singapore

Home and room-renting site Airbnb said it is “committed to working with the Government to adopt a model of home-sharing that works for Singapore” even as laws prohibit private property owners from renting out their homes for less than six … Continue reading

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AccorHotels buys concierge group to counter Airbnb challenge

AccorHotels said on Wednesday it had entered exclusive talks to buy concierge service provider John Paul, as it pushes further into new hospitality services and beefs up its response to the challenges of Airbnb. Under the terms of the deal, … Continue reading

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‘No stopping an idea whose time has come’: Airbnb on regulatory hurdles

There is “no stopping an idea whose time has come”, said Mr Mike Curtis, vice president of engineering at room-sharing service provider Airbnb, paraphrasing a quote by Romantic author Victor Hugo. Commenting on the slew of regulatory roadblocks the company … Continue reading

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