The American Hotel and Lodging Association released a report Wednesday that found property owners who listed their units for rent more than 360 days per year accounted for more than $47 million, or nearly 40 percent, of Airbnb’s revenue in the Miami area.
Airbnb is one of a handful of lodging booking sites that have been targeted by Palm Beach County Tax Collector Anne Gannon.
In 2014, Gannon filed suit against Air BNB Inc., HomeAway Inc., TripAdvisor LLC and CouchSurfing International Inc. The suit alleged the companies failed to register as rental dealers and did not collect or remit the required taxes for short-term rentals they booked of private homes.
has the highest percentage of multi-unit operators on Airbnb and full-time operators, those renting units out full-time.
(AH&LA) today released a new study that provides a detailed analysis of the rise in commercial activity taking place in Miami on Airbnb, one of the most trafficked short-term rental websites. The study was conducted by John O’Neill, MAI, ISHC, Ph.D., professor of hospitality management and director of the Center for Hospitality Real Estate Strategy in the School of Hospitality Management at Penn State University, and examined activity on Airbnb between October 2014 and September 2015.
The report shows that among the 14 markets studied, Miami has the highest percentage of multi-unit operators on Airbnb and full-time operators, those renting units out full-time.