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Hotels vs Airbnb: Has Covid-19 disrupted the disrupter?

A Marriott employee using electrostatic spraying technology to kill germs in a hotel room. Many hotel companies are coming out with new cleaning standards inspired by those set by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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AIRBNB, born in 2008, famously disrupted the hotel industry. It stole market share, put pressure on hotel rates, inspired the creation of affordable brands and saw hotels across the spectrum create restaurants, bars and lobbies that channelled the local vibe.


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