Airbnb to eliminate guest fees for hotels in the Middle East
This offer is also applicable to Africa, the Asia Pacific region and Europe
Airbnb has announced that it will be eliminating guest fees for several property managers and hotels.
According to the group, this offer will be applicable to hotels that sign up for its service from 4 June Skift reported.
Reortedly, as part of this business model, properties that create accounts with Airbnb in the Middle East, Asia Pacific region, Europe, and Africa will be “charged a 14% host-only fee”.
Skift reported that up until now, Airbnb charged hosts “a 3% to 5% fixed fee, and guests paid a fee of up to 20% of the rate for the listing.
Existing properties have a choice between shifting from a 14% host only fee or a shared host and guess fee, the report read.