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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