Category: Airbnb

Hotel industry vs Airbnb heats up as FIU pulls out of research project

FIU Inset: Airbnb founders Joe Gebbia, Nathan Blecharczyk and Brian Chesky The hotel industry’s campaign against Airbnb and other online short-term rentals has taken a new turn. Florida International University, a state university that gets some of its funding from Florida taxpayers, has dropped out of an American Hotel and

South Florida’s war with Airbnb

Tourists are flocking to Airbnb units, and the gleaming condos along the water are among the most desirable. From the June issue: South Florida is a mecca for all kinds of tourists, but local governments extend little hospitality to Airbnb, HomeAway and other online home-sharing companies active in the Miami

Airbnb collected $191k in Broward bed taxes in May

Airbnb’s Joe Gebbia, Nathan Blecharczyk and Brian Chesky (Credit: Getty Images) Airbnb announced it collected and remitted $191,000 in tax revenues in Broward County in May. The short-term rental platform reached an agreement with Broward county officials in April to collect and submit a 5 percent tourism tax on behalf

Airbnb collected $522k in Miami-Dade bed taxes in May

Airbnb’s Joe Gebbia, Nathan Blecharczyk and Brian Chesky (Credit: Getty Images) and Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez Airbnb collected and remitted $522,000 in tax revenues in Miami-Dade County in May, which marks the first month that the short-term rental platform collects and submits taxes on behalf of its 6,800 hosts in

More Broward cities trying to regulate short-term rentals

Deerfield Beach and Pompano Beach have started registering short-term rental properties. More cities in Broward County are trying to regulate residential property owners who list their homes online with Airbnb and other short-term rental platforms. Deerfield Beach and Pompano Beach last month started enforcing new regulations for short-term rentals, which have

More Broward cities crack down on short-term rentals

Cities are regulating short-term rentals to prevent them from becoming loud, late-night party venues. More cities in Broward County are cracking down on residential property owners who list their homes online with Airbnb and other short-term rental platforms. Deerfield Beach and Pompano Beach have been preparing to enforce new regulations for short-term