Are Airbnb and similar services responsible for mass tourism and rent hikes? On the Balearic Islands, they’re considered part of the problem. In Palma, residents may soon not rent out their apartments to tourists.
Airbnb says it will remove its listings in Israeli settlements in the West Bank. Palestinian groups are celebrating the move, while a furious Israel is threatening the US company with legal action.
You need to be at least 16 or 18 years old to be allowed to stay there: Adults-only hotels are in demand. What is it like to take time off in such a hotel? DW reporter Christina Deicke checked it out in Gran Canaria.
Airbnb has scrapped a competition to win a night's stay on the Great Wall of China after online users complained about its impact on the historic site. The rental website has hosted similar competitions in the past.
Holidaying with locals, cheaper and more personal than in a hotel: with that simple idea, the founders of Airbnb turned the travel industry upside down. We take stock.
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