Japan's capsule hotels are stacking up overseas

Business Dec 27, 2019

Japan's capsule hotels are stacking up overseas

Cheap and cheerful capsule hotels are forever expanding from their Japanese cradle, including now in Milan, where the tiny, stacked rooms are helping the Italian city cope with exploding tourist numbers. With no-fuss convenience for both the city and transport links, digital connectivity and a ...

Airbnb listings in Japan rebound after regulatory freeze

Business Jun 6, 2019

Airbnb listings in Japan rebound after regulatory freeze

Airbnb Inc. says it's back in business in Japan, a year after stricter short-term lodging regulations forced it to freeze a major portion of its listings in the country. There are 50,000 listings available in the country, with another 23,000 rooms in hotels and traditional ...

Airbnb to remove listings in West Bank settlements

Business Nov 20, 2018

Airbnb to remove listings in West Bank settlements

Short-term rental company Airbnb Inc. said it will remove listings in Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank, enclaves that most world powers consider illegal for taking up land where Palestinians seek statehood. "We concluded that we should remove listings in Israeli settlements in the ...