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Serviced apartments better positioned to weather the storm – Savills

Even though serviced apartments have not been immune to the Covid-19 crisis, the asset class has displayed a degree of relative outformance, a recent (...)

Housing

Europe's cities alarmed over EU protection of internet holiday rentals

European cities have sounded the alarm over their rights to limit holiday rentals by Airbnb and other internet platforms after an EU Court of (...)

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With 4,500 hotels planned in Europe, competition seen intensifying

With tourism stays in Europe up 2.2% to 3.1bn last year, over 4,500 hotels are being built or planned, and competition in urban locations (...)

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Paris threatens US website Airbnb with fine for 1,000 unregistered ads

Paris City Hall is threatening US-based tourist accommodation platform Airbnb with a €12.5m fine for placing 1,000 unregistered homes online in contravention of France's (...)

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Airbnb more threat to rented residential than hotel sector - EPRA panel

Airbnb and other similar internet-based lodging platforms pose no real threat to the hotel industry but more to rented housing in the major cities, (...)

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AccorHotels drops Air France plan; Colony offers for 7% more in AccorInvest

Europe's largest hotelier AccorHotels reported a 4.2% rise in first half operating profit to €266m but has dropped plans to buy a stake in (...)

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AccorHotels 57.8% sale of AccorInvest unit to bring in €4.6bn

Paris-based AccorHotels has sold 57.8% of its AccorInvest unit to sovereign funds Public Investment Fund and GIC, institutions Colony NorthStar, Crédit Agricole Assurances and Amundi in a transaction bringing gross proceeds of €4.6bn. PIF is (...)

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German investable hotel mkt up 6% to €53bn but deals falling - report

The investable hotel market in Germany grew last year by 6% to €52.6bn but actual deals declined and will likely fall further, says a (...)

Housing

Spanish cities act to curb Airbnb as it considers Barcelona request

Spanish cities are acting to curb what they call 'touristification' and soaring rents caused by US tourist rentals website Airbnb, which last week agreed (...)

Housing

Despite Spanish vote violence, Barcelona, Madrid resi prices in pull of Airbnb

It may be that the violence in Barcelona amid the Catalonia referendum slows visitors to that beautiful city but this is likely to be (...)