Chapter 1 Unique Features of the Networks
Published: December 2017
Component type: chapter
Published in: Peer-to-Peer Accommodation Networks
Parent DOI: 10.23912/9781911396512-3454
Peer-to-peer accommodation networks have rocked the established accommodation sector, dramatically increasing the variety of accommodation options available to people around the world. They have also created a number of societal challenges never expected to result from a short-term accommodation trading platform. Something about peer-to-peer accommodation networks is very different from anything we have seen before, although they consist of building blocks which are not new at all. This chapter explores some of the unique features of Airbnb – the leading international peer-to-peer accommodation network – and proposes a conceptual model of elements contributing to Airbnb’s success.
- Sara Dolnicar, Department of Tourism, UQ Business School, The University of Queensland, Australia (Author) http://orcid.org/0000-0001-5176-3161
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- Sara Dolnicar, Department of Tourism, UQ Business School, The University of Queensland, Australia (Editor) http://orcid.org/0000-0001-5176-3161
Dolnicar, S. (2017) "Chapter 1 Unique Features of the Networks" In: Dolnicar, S. (ed) . Oxford: Goodfellow Publishers http://dx.doi.org/10.23912/9781911396512-3599
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