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Chapter 8 Will Networks Become One-stop Travel Shops?

DOI: 10.23912/9781911396512-3606

ISBN: 9781911396512

Published: December 2017

Component type: chapter

Published in: Peer-to-Peer Accommodation Networks

Parent DOI: 10.23912/9781911396512-3454

Abstract

This chapter explores whether peer-to-peer accommodation networks are rapidly developing into one-stop travel shops. Already, airplane seats and a wide range of tours, called Experiences, can be booked on Airbnb. Will tourists soon be able to book everything from airport transport, plane tickets, accommodation, local transport, tours, and travel insurance online? If so, what are the regulatory challenges associated with this? Who is qualified to offer an Experience of kite surfing?

Contributors

  • Sarah Gardiner, Department of Tourism, Sport and Hotel Management, Griffith Business School, Griffith University, Australia (Author)
  • 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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Cite as

Gardiner & Dolnicar, 2017

Gardiner, S. & Dolnicar, S. (2017) "Chapter 8 Will Networks Become One-stop Travel Shops?" In: Dolnicar, S. (ed) . Oxford: Goodfellow Publishers http://dx.doi.org/10.23912/9781911396512-3606

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