A Couple Shares How They Run a Bunk-Bed Airbnb That Makes $7,000/month

Michael and Jennifer Corbus started housing college students in 2007 when they needed cash almost. Inspired by European hostels, they purchased bunk beds in 2015 and listed each bed on Airbnb. They acknowledge that while their setup isn’t for everyone, it works for people on a budget. In 2007, Michael and Jennifer Corbus were staring … Read more

An old-fashioned bed and breakfast in the era of Airbnb

During a vacation in 2005, Lori and Bruce Howard visited Oakhurst, California, near Yosemite National Park. “About a week later, Lori says, ‘Hmmm, what do you think about getting into the B&B business up in Oakhurst?’” Bruce said. “I’m a little bit of a troublemaker,” said Lori. At the time, the Howards weren’t quite ready … Read more

Airbnb in Crete Offers a Bed Under the Stars

The queen-sized bed under the stars. Credit: Airbnb/Summer Bed under the Stars An outdoor “Summer Bed under the Stars” is now available for rent to star-gazing travelers on Airbnb in Crete. Gabriella Damianaki is the woman behind this unusual accommodation, which is located in Paleokastro, Heraklion. The “room,” which is actually in a courtyard, is … Read more

Airbnb in Crete Offers a Bed Under the Stars

The queen size bed under the stars. Credit: Airbnb/Summer Bed under the Stars An outdoor “Summer Bed under the Stars” is now available for rent to star-gazing travelers on Airbnb in Crete. Gabriella Damianaki is the woman behind this unusual accommodation, which is located in Paleokastro, Heraklion. The “room,” which is actually in a courtyard, … Read more

Edinburgh Airbnb owner denies using three-bed flat for 13 guests after council ordered him to stop letting

An Edinburgh resident has disputed a council investigation which claimed that his three-bedroom flat is being made available to up to 13 people on Airbnb. The City of Edinburgh Council served an enforcement notice to Thistle Street resident Ellis Johnson on February 16 alleging the property had changed use to a short term let in … Read more

Charleston area bed and breakfasts bounce back from early pandemic shutdowns | News

SUMMERVILLE — Carol Grant remembers the day the pandemic first affected her Flowertown Bed and Breakfast. On March 14, 2020, her emails and notifications went off, signaling weeks and months of silence at she and her husband’s 1889 home. “All my reservations started cancelling,” she said. Donna House, the general manager of 27 State St. … Read more

You Can See the Northern Lights from Your Bed at this Airbnb in Iceland

The Northern Lights are a staple of the travel bucket list. And for good reason. But what if there was a way to see them that didn’t involve hiking to remote northern regions (and getting very cold in the process)? Well, this beautiful, glass-panelled cottage in Iceland lets you take into the aurora borealis while … Read more

Unwind & drift off under a bed of stars in this unique Alberta Airbnb

Camping? In this weather? While that may sound absolutely ridiculous, it’s possible – and if done right, can make you feel pretty dang boujee. No matter the time of year, staycationers looking to answer the call of the wild can actually do so from the warmth of this unique Alberta Airbnb rental – an enchanting … Read more

Ways & Means approves changes to county bed tax law to include Airbnb, similar short-term lodging sites

For November 22nd at 5:30 p.m. at the Old County Courthouse in Batavia. The Ways & Means Committee of the Genesee County Legislature voted Wednesday to hold the public hearing under the Municipal Home Rule Law, while also approving a resolution replacing the Occupancy (or Bed Tax) Act, originally known as Local Law No. 2, … Read more