Airbnb-hotel Hybrids Offer More Homey Comfort With Less Risk

Airbnb's "live like a local" fantasy can quickly morph into a nightmare when your host's sun-dappled apartment photos turn out to conceal a roach infestation. But hotels can be so homogeneous. Now a new crop of startups is offering a hybrid alternative: apartment hotels, lodging that promises the comfort and roominess of a homestay (minus the flaky homeowner) with the consistency and in-room amenities of a hotel.

How Hotels Can Stop The Airbnb Tide

People’s expectations have changed significantly when it comes to travel. Travel is no longer about visiting the places we have on our wish list and ticking boxes, it’s about experiencing them. This goes right across the board, ...