The irruption of Airbnb and its effects on hotel profitability: An analysis of Barcelona’s hotel sector

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Juan Aznar; Josep M Sayeras; Alba Rocafort; Jorge Galiana;
  • Publisher: OmniaScience
  • Journal: issn: 1697-9818
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3926/ic.921
  • Subject: Allotjament turístic -- Habitatges -- Catalunya -- Barcelona | Allotjament turístic -- Aspectes econòmics | A | Hospitality profitability | Hospitality industry--Spain--Barcelona | Star category system | Airbnb | Location | Tourist camps, hostels, etc.--Spain--Barcelona | Hoteleria -- Catalunya -- Barcelona | Rental housing | Habitatge de lloguer -- Catalunya -- Barcelona | Airbnb, hospitality profitability, location, star category system | General Works | :Economia i organització d'empreses::Economia sectorial [Àrees temàtiques de la UPC]

Purpose: The aim of this study is to analyze the existence of a relationship between the presence of nearby substitute products, mainly Airbnb flats or rooms, and the effect on the revenue and profitability of hotels. Design/methodology: The empirical study is ... View more
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