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1.4 million bookings made through Airbnb in the Netherlands

1.4 million bookings made through Airbnb in the Netherlands

Approximately 1.4 million people reported past-year stay in the Netherlands via verhuurderswebsite Airbnb. In the Netherlands its 31 000 active landlords that their property or a part of the house rent.

Reports that Airbnb Tuesday in a report about 2016.

On average, suggested to the landlords in 2016 their home in 28 days and earned thus on average 3,000 euros. The visitors stayed an average of 3.5 night in one of the Dutch homes.

According to the verhuursite give travelers via Airbnb books, on average, more than travelers who use traditional accommodations. Airbnb estimates the expenditure of the guests last year to 607 million euro. In addition, was 188 million euros paid to subsistence. This was, according to the site a boost of 800 million euros to the Dutch economy.

Controversial

Airbnb was founded in 2008 in the United States. Since then the company, that allows people their own homes to rent to tourists, grew exponentially. Undisputed is Airbnb. The city of Amsterdam wants the rental of homes through Airbnb to establish links.

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