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1. Body found in Tenerife may be missing teen Jay Slater

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/body-found-in-tenerife-may-be-missing-teen-jay-slater

The body of a man believed to be British tourist Jay Slater has been discovered on the Spanish island of Tenerife, nearly a month after his disappearance....

2. Thousands protest mass tourism in Barcelona, shouting ''tourists go home!''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/thousands-protest-mass-tourism-in-barcelona-shouting-tourists-go-home

Thousands of protesters marched through Barcelona over the weekend to express their anger at the overwhelming impact of mass tourism on Spain's most visited city. ...

3. Airbnb goes Hollywood in latest stunt

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/airbnb-goes-hollywood-in-latest-stunt

In a hilltop mansion in Westchester County, New York, Airbnb is bringing fantasy to life with a unique twist. Imagine entering the driveway and being greeted not by the usual scene, but by the colossal severed head of a Sentinel, an iconic foe from the X-Men universe....

4. Guests rejoice as Airbnb puts an end to spy cameras

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/guests-rejoice-as-airbnb-puts-an-end-to-spy-cameras

In a significant move applauded by privacy advocates, Airbnb has announced plans to prohibit the use of surveillance cameras in its rentals, effective April 30th. ...

5. 2% of homes in Cyprus used as Airbnb accommodations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/2-of-homes-in-cyprus-used-as-airbnb-accommodations

A recent report reveals that a staggering 2% of homes in Cyprus are being utilized as accommodations on Airbnb, highlighting concerns about housing availability and regulatory oversight. ...

6. Hotel industry faces backlash over residence fees

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hotel-industry-faces-backlash-over-residence-fees

The inclusion of a residence tax within the framework of the green tax reform, affecting hotels, tourist accommodations, and Airbnb, is expected to trigger reactions within the hotel industry....

7. Airbnb soars in Cyprus as over 6,700 properties embrace the trend

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/airbnb-soars-in-cyprus-as-over-6-700-properties-embrace-the-trend

In Cyprus, there's a growing trend in tourist accommodation preferences, with an increasing number opting for self-catering options like Airbnb, according to Marios Tsianakas,...

8. London Airbnb offers 'Snore and Explore' tents for £38/night

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/london-airbnb-offers-snore-and-explore-tents-for-£38-night

In a bid to tackle London's escalating rental prices, an enterprising Airbnb owner is providing an unconventional accommodation option......

9. Europe tightens rules on short-term rentals for sustainable tourism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/europe-tightens-rules-on-short-term-rentals-for-sustainable-tourism

The noose has tightened for short-term rentals within European territory, i.e. ''Airbnb'' and other well-known platforms. The aim of the new three rules from the European institutions is to promote more sustainable tourism,...

10. Can vital debates survive a 20-minute showdown?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/can-vital-debates-survive-a-20-minute-showdown

How meaningful can an in-depth debate on a crucial topic occur in just 20 minutes?...

11. Surging Airbnb revenues by 27% in occupied territories

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/surging-airbnb-revenues-by-27-in-occupied-territories

For 2022 alone, there has been a 27% increase in Airbnb income in the occupied territories, with the annual amount per accommodation reaching 24 thousand....

12. Israelis find sanctuary in Greece and Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israelis-find-sanctuary-in-greece-and-cyprus

As the conflict with Hamas in Gaza intensifies, a growing number of Israeli citizens are seeking refuge in Greece and Cyprus....

13. Venice to charge €5 entry fee to tackle over-tourism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/venice-to-charge-€5-entry-fee-to-tackle-over-tourism

Venice will become the first city in the world to charge day-trippers an entry fee in a determined bid to curb mass tourism, its tourism chief announced yesterday....

14. Cyprus short-term rental bookings rebound in 2022, but still below 2019 levels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-short-term-rental-bookings-rebound-in-2022-but-still-below-2019-levels

Eurostat, the statistical service of the EU, reported that during the fourth quarter of 2022 (Q4 2022), short-term rental accommodations booked through platforms like Airbnb, Booking, Expedia Group, or TripAdvisor were in high demand, with guests spending around 97 million nights in such accommodations across the EU. ...

15. Parisian opera house that inspired ‘Phantom of the Opera’ becomes an Airbnb

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/parisian-opera-house-that-inspired-‘phantom-of-the-opera-becomes-an-airbnb

For a limited time only, a Parisian opera house box seat typically reserved for visiting dignitaries is being transformed into an Airbnb and priced for the ridiculously reasonable €37 per night....

16. Airbnb must provide rental info to tax authorities, says EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/airbnb-must-provide-rental-info-to-tax-authorities-says-eu

Short-term accommodation services company Airbnb must provide information in rental contracts to tax authorities and withhold tax under a national tax regime, the European Union’s top court ruled on Thursday....

17. Spend the night in a giant flower pot, or even a nuclear missile bunker

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/spend-the-night-in-a-giant-flower-pot-or-even-a-nuclear-missile-bunker

Would you ditch the Courtyard Marriot in order to sleep inside a giant flower pot? What about a nuclear missile bunker, a giant triceratops skull, or a pig sleeping under a quilt of grass and flowers?...

18. The Commission is pushing for regulation of Airbnb-style lodgings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-commission-is-pushing-for-regulation-of-airbnb-style-lodging

As part of its efforts to promote transparency in the short-term rental sector, the Commission adopted on Monday a proposal for the regulation to improve transparency and assist public authorities in ensuring the sector's balanced development in the context of sustainable tourism....

19. Cost of living crisis pushing people to become Airbnb hosts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cost-of-living-crisis-pushing-people-to-become-airbnb-hosts

A recent study by Airbnb conducted with more than 70,000 EU hosts and guests reveals for the first time that the cost-of-living crisis is pushing people to become hosts on Airbnb....

20. Glamping is on the rise, and hostels are coming soon

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/glamping-is-on-the-rise-and-hostels-are-coming-soon

In January 2020, Airbnb's were officially allowed to operate in Cyprus, giving tourists an alternate mode of accommodation on the island in addition to hotels and hotel apartments....

21. K. Treppides & Co Ltd: Letting your property in Cyprus through online platforms (e.g. Airbnb)?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/k-treppides-co-ltd-letting-your-property-in-cyprus-through-online-platforms-e-g-airbnb

The economy of Cyprus is largely dependent on tourism, and this is evident from the fact that government revenues from tourism accounted for over 12% of Cyprus GDP in year 2019 (in accordance with publicly available statistics extracted pre Covid-19 pandemic). ...

22. People around the world are booking Airbnbs in Ukraine but they don't plan to check in

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/people-around-the-world-are-booking-airbnbs-in-ukraine-but-they-don-t-plan-to-check-in

One of the social media influencers behind the Airbnb effort also has encouraged his followers to patronize Ukrainian merchants on Etsy but ask sellers not to ship any goods. Etsy has announced it's canceling the current balances and fees owed by all sellers in Ukraine....

23. Thomas Cook crash is dry run for Brexit failures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/thomas-cook-crash-is-dry-run-for-brexit-failures

Social historians will mourn the demise of the world’s oldest travel company, founded by a Baptist carpenter in northern England in 1841; their corporate counterparts will not. With more than 500 high street outlets, Thomas Cook demonstrated a stunning inability to adapt to changing travel habits. The rise of budget airlines and disruptors like Airbnb combined with the weak pound and the unusually hot summer of 2018 to kill off the company which had suffered a near-death experience in 2011. ...

24. Parallel House on Kea earns two young architects Domes award

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/parallel-house-on-kea-earns-two-young-architects-domes-award

Located in a wild, inhospitable and isolated corner of the Cycladic island of Kea, the Parallel House took the prize for Best First Work by a Young Architect at this year’s Domes Greek Architecture Awards earlier this month. Katerina Kourkoula and Hannes Livers Gutberlet of the firm En Route designed a residence along the contours of the natural landscape, parallel to the island’s southeastern coast, looking out toward the nearby island of Kythnos....

25. Israeli minister urges Airbnb boycott, talks up rival service

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-minister-urges-airbnb-boycott-talks-up-rival-service

26. Airbnb complies with EU demands

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/airbnb-complies-with-eu-demands

Airbnb online platform has complied with EU demands aimed at curbing anti-competitive practices, following pressure and hefty fines handed down to a number of companies...

27. Cyprus Airbnb bill gives neighbors a say

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-airbnb-bill-gives-neighbors-a-voice

A nearly-complete Airbnb bill is heading back to the House committee, where a number of issues including tax exemptions and apartment rentals will need further clarification...

28. EU warns Airbnb over unfair practices

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-warns-airbnb-over-unfair-practices

Cyprus hoteliers got a helping hand this week in their fight for more restrictions on Airbnb, following a European Union warning to the American platform to improve its practices or face action by national consumer agencies...

29. Legislation in the works to tax Airbnb rentals in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/legislation-in-the-works-to-tax-airbnb-rentals-in-cyprus

Home owners who rent out their properties through Airbnb will have to pay taxes if a new law is passed in the Republic of Cyprus, but this may not be enough for tourism stakeholders who have been calling for more restrictions on the online service....

30. Buying Greek property makes sense

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/buying-greek-property-makes-sense

Investor confidence in the real estate market’s prospects and the notion that prices have completed their downward cycle has prompted more property acquisitions...

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