A new global report from Airbnb surveying more than four dozen international cities found that guests who used Airbnb to travel spent $6.5 billion in the past year dining out and eating at restaurants. A closer look at the European cities surveyed revealed guests generated €2.5 billion in economic impact for the restaurant industry, nearly €700 million more than 2016.
Guests who used Airbnb in Dublin spent €66 million at local eateries last year. London, another top European destination for guests who chose Airbnb last year topped the list with £522 million spent at local eateries last year. Paris (€548M), Barcelona (€351M) and Rome (€257M) rounded out the top four cities in Europe.
The global restaurant report analysed guest spending in restaurants in 44 cities within the past 12 months. Read the full report here.