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Infometrics - AirBnB Guest Nights

Airbnb’s explosive growth has been integral in helping to ease accommodation bottlenecks in the New Zealand tourism sector over the past year. There are now around 20,000 listings on Airbnb in New Zealand and hosts earned a total of $55m over the March 2017 year.

This article profiles the market position of private accommodation provided through Airbnb in New Zealand’s two biggest visitor destinations, Auckland and Queenstown. It also argues that private accommodation, provided through peer-to-peer (P2P) platforms, needs to be embraced as part of the solution to managing peak load in the New Zealand tourism sector.

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