Airbnb is publishing today a new report showcasing the positive impacts of the Airbnb community in The Hague over the past 12 months.
Here are some highlights from the report:
- The Airbnb community helps diversify tourism – 1,400 Hosts on Airbnb in the The Hague have welcomed over 60,000 guests into their homes. One in four travellers are Dutch and the majority of them are Amsterdammers.
- The Airbnb community generates new economic activity – Local hosts have earned a combined income of €7 million, while guests using Airbnb have spent an estimated €34 million in The Hague. Hosts on Airbnb keep up to 97 cents of every Euro they charge to rent their space.
- Hosts on Airbnb are typically regular members of the community – The typical host on Airbnb in The Hague shares their home for 44 days a year and earns an additional €3,200 a year. The typical host is 41 years old.
- Airbnb helps cities accommodating big events – There were 900 guest arrivals on Airbnb during the weekend of the King’s Festival (King’s Night and King’s Day) in April 2017, an increase of 36% compared to the same period a week before.