Month: November 2015

Hotel Owners Back DOT Hotel Rating System

Department of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Ramon R. Jimenez Jr. recently met with some officers of the Philippine Hotel Owners Association Inc (PHOAI) to discuss plans and concerns of the accommodation sector from the local tourism industry. The PHOAI informed the...

airbnb’s impact

Study finds Airbnb has $2 billion negative impact on lodging industry and NYC economy last year By eHotelier editor|2015-11-02T13:31:46+00:00November 2nd, 2015| Airbnb’s operations had a negative impact of $2.1 billion on the lodging industry and the broader economy...

DOT Looks To Regulatory Legislation To Address AIRBNB Phenomenon

by Mike Baños Most of us simply want what Quebec is proposing: The same rules for everyone. The private and public sectors of the hotel industry agree there should be regulatory legislation to regulate the proliferation of non-hotel accommodations which visitors to...