Airbnb to create a fund to support tourism in Europe

create a fund to support tourism in Europe

The apartment rental site Airbnb announced on Thursday the creation of a fund of 5 million euros to support tourism in Europe. This envelope will be “dedicated to promoting people-centered tourism” and can be used by “organizations – NGOs, charities, various local initiatives – seeking financial support to launch innovative projects”, Airbnb said in a statement. The site of hiring of lodgings raises the concern of the hoteliers who accuse it of unfair competition. Several major cities, including Paris, are taking initiatives to combat illegal tourist furnished rental that contributes…

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