Home sharing helps hosts, families and individual households generate a little extra income whilst communities, local businesses and residents are also seeing benefits from Airbnb.
The top Scottish locations featured; Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness, Isle of Skye, Fort William and Oban.
Airbnb in Oban
Visitors to Oban chose to stay in Airbnb properties because they were looking for an authentic, local experience. According to Airbnb, in June 2018, Oban had;
- 360 active listings
- Hosted 25,900 guests
- Average of 44 nights listed
- Total host earnings of £1.7m
- £7.3m economic activity
- Host earnings were an average of £6,100
Airbnb grows the tourism pie, attracting many guests who might otherwise not have come, or been able to stay as long.
Please get in touch if you are considering using Airbnb, or need support with your current provision.