Home sharing in Vienna
More than 11,000 hosts in Austria welcome guests from around the world into their homes and allow them local and unique travel experiences. Authentic tourism benefits the not only the hosts and guests, but also the local economy: host recommend small shops, restaurants and coffee bars in the neighborhood to their guests. Hosts from Vienna have formed an active community and have founded the first home sharing club in Austria in September 2016. Together, they organize workshops around city tax and reporting obligation and advocate for fair home sharing regulations. Airbnb is here to support sustainable and responsible tourism in Austria and aims to work together with cities to ensure that people in Austria as well as cities benefit from home sharing alike.
Facts & Figures
Impressions of the first workshop organized by the Home Sharing Club Vienna around city tax and reporting obligation. As a guest speaker, Klemens Himpele joint the meet up, who is in charge of the Magistrate department 23 (Economy, Labour and Statistics) of the city of Vienna. ©Richard Lürzer