Hundreds of thousands of tourists are flocking to Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Olympic Games. In order to meet the shortage of hotel accommodation, the city has made the online rental platform Airbnb an official partner for the games. The company now lists 25,000 units in Rio—a massive rise from only 900 in 2012.…

via Using Airbnb in Rio’s impoverished favelas harms Brazilians — Quartz

If you are interested more about this read too via Yahoo News

A French association of hotel and tourism companies said Thursday it had filed a complaint with Paris prosecutors against websites that offer private holiday rentals, such as Airbnb, for unfair competition. French tourism association files complaint against Airbnb

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Patricia Kahill is a multipotentialite Christian entrepreneur, Content Marketing Coach and founder of the Content Marketing agency, Kahill Insights that helps business owners create engaging and interactive content items for digital platforms with a focus on returning a desired outcome. Patricia was the producer of SlamDunk Basketball Talk a show on House of Talent online TV, a former fellow at Harvest Institute for leadership and now an assessor there, and an alumnus of the YELP class of 2017. A member of the BNI Integrity chapter and African Women Entrepreneur Cooperative. She is driven by passion and curiosity, been taking every opportunity that has been given to her with an ambition of stamping her footprint on the world.

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