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China rental biz drives second-home sales

Beijing-based Tujia cashes in on idle homes by renting them for short stay

[BEIJING] Wu Junhua had been allowing her investment, a furnished one-bedroom apartment in the lake city of Hangzhou, to sit empty for a year until she found a solution: China's version of Airbnb.com, known as Tujia.

Letting Tujia put up short-time travellers who otherwise would stay in a...

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