Global initiative launched to drive industry best practice for sustainability

Worldwide: The short-term rental industry has announced the launch of a new initiative to promote responsible hospitality and continued best practice growth in terms of sustainability across the sector.

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European Commission STR data-sharing proposal to “enhance transparency”

Europe: As anticipated, the European Commission has adopted a proposal for regulation that is designed to “enhance transparency” and “help public authorities ensure the balanced development” of a sustainable tourism sector.

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European Commission set to propose data-sharing rules for STR platforms

Europe: The European Commission is set to introduce a proposal next week that would require the major short-term rental booking platforms to provide data on the number of users using their services and on the total nights they stay in listings to national authorities.

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