• Fairbnb upcoming alternative to Airbnb

    4 days ago - By Travel and Tourworld

    Over the last few years, Airbnb and its competitors have been accused of making housing unaffordable, of removing homes from the long-term rental market, and eviscerating the character of popular neighbourhoods through displacement and overexploitation. In an era marked by the effects of a housing shortage, it may seem that vacation rentals stand at odds with the solutions cities and residents are searching for.
    But does the business of short-stay rentals have to be so ethically fraught? An ambitious project based in Amsterdam says no.
    It's called Fairbnb, and it's trying to refashion the...
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