Hotels vs Airbnb: The Gloves are off!
Airbnb, VRBO and other online short-term rental companies/services have been of of the most frustrating competitors of hoteliers all over the map. Hoteliers are seeing occupancy and ADR decline in areas with heavy concentrations of short-term rentals. This has led to a plethora of ideas and solutions to battle these services. Most of those have failed, so now hoteliers are pulling off the gloves. As you can see in the below excerpt, hoteliers are banding together with poli