Chapter 12: The Hospitality Sector

Hotel Industry Angry as Airbnb Targets Business Travellers (02:14)

Airbnb is targeting business travellers, much to the concern of the hotel industry.

  • What factors might determine whether a business traveller is likely to use Airbnb ahead of a chain hotel?


Should the UK Government Ban Second Home Ownership? (02:01)

Second home ownership has been restricted in St Ives, UK, because too many properties are being used for tourism.

  • Is such an intervention in the housing market going to impact the future of tourism in this town?