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ISCF chair welcomes signing of EU data-sharing regulation

Europe: The Irish Self-Catering Federation [ISCF], the largest representative body for self-catering properties in Ireland, has welcomed the signing of the EU’s regulation on short-term rental data collection and sharing in Brussels as having “positive, long-term consequences for the sector”.

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Industry leaders address regulatory landscape at VRMA Europe

France: Paris hosted the first Vacation Rental Management Association [VRMA] European Conference since 2019 as global short-term / vacation rental professionals gathered in Paris for an educational event building industry collaboration. 

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EU legislation moves closer as Parliament reaches data agreement

France / EU: EU regulation on data collection and sharing relating to short-term accommodation rental services has moved yet another step closer after the European Parliament approved an agreement reached in November with negotiators from member states.

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2023 Wrapped: The STRz stories that defined a year

Worldwide: As we approach the end of 2023, we revisit the 20 stories that defined a year for short-term rentals, as well as our favourite video, podcast and webinar from the last 12 months.

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Eurostat: Online booking platforms continued growth in Q2

Europe: Guests spent almost 153 million nights in short-term rental accommodation in the European Union in the second quarter of 2023, booked via Airbnb, Booking, Expedia Group or TripAdvisor, according to the EU’s statistical agency Eurostat.

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