As the FTC takes a look at the sharing economy, they need to think through what it would mean for our broader economy, and they need to think about the danger of creating the Wild, Wild West in certain marketplaces.
Paris is a city that many travelers pine for, dream about, plan a once-in-a-lifetime trip to. But with so much love comes plenty of high prices. In fact, Paris is one of the most expensive European cities to fly to.
The goal of the community and the forum is to bring together the world's most forward thinking organizations to explore what the future of work is going to look like, and what companies are doing to adapt.
Starting a company is thrilling and terrifying all at once. I can only describe it as "energizing stress." I've started and helped start five companies in my career, each one having similarities to those before it.
The bottom line is, no matter which service you use to find and book a vacation rental, remember that it isn't the same as booking a hotel room. Rental agreements are between you and the owner, not necessarily a brick-and-mortar business with accounting and customer service departments.
We decided to take a stab and compare real prices across several different type of properties to see how much staying in a hostel actually saved. Here's the USD nightly rate as distributed across budget hotels, Airbnbs and private hostel rooms in five different citie
The great promise of the Internet - and of digital platform providers like Airbnb that operate globally -- is that it can help improve visibility and trust for these entrepreneurs in Cuba, and this particular company brings slick promotion and a high profile to the table.