A Case for Stronger Partnerships Between Global Cities and Airbnb
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A promotional image for Airbnb Experiences. Cities that partner with Airbnb have been able to manage tourism growth, often at the expense of local residents. Airbnb
Skift Take: This columnist notes the connection between Airbnb and gentrification in cities across the world, but it is probably naive to say that a stronger relationship between the two will result in a positive impact on local communities. Cities should care more about their residents than the whims of bargain-hungry travelers or the growth goals of a hospitality company.