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Cities cracking down on Airbnb amid rising housing costs

Airbnb says hosts in central Paris can now only rent out their homes for up to 120 nights a year, a new cap introduced to comply with city regulations. The company's director for France and Belgium, Emmanuel Marill, said Tuesday the cap would apply to the 1st, 2nd,...

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Hotel booking sites probed by UK consumer watchdog

Hotel booking sites are to be probed by the UK's competition watchdog to see if consumers are being misled by them. The Competition and Markets Authority is concerned that rather than helping consumers, the sites might actually be making it more difficult for them....

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MEININGER to open a new hotel in Bordeaux

MEININGER Hotels has signed an agreement for a hotel in Bordeaux, with the local investor Christian SAGASPE. The property, designed by the French architect Patrick AROTCHAREN, which will be newly constructed, will be located on Rue du Commerce in close vicinity to the...

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The Student Hotel outlines plans for Vienna property

The Student Hotel will open its first Austrian co-living and co-working destination on the Nordbahnstrasse, at the heart of the up-and-coming second district of Vienna. Construction of the 37,878 sq m Student Hotel is expected to start in early 2018, for an opening in...

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A&O opens its first hotel in Italy

A&O has opened its first hotel in Italy. The  A&O Venice Mestre is located at the gateway to the city on the Venetian lagoon. Realized by Italian architect Sandro Bisà, this hotel has an arcade passageway in the entrance area, an exterior façade consisting of...

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