When Spotify emerged in 2006, music distribution businesses were sorely affected — after all, who would buy digital music for RM2 apiece when you could get it for free on Spotify? Then came Airbnb, which put a dent in the global hotel industry because now every home can double up as a hotel too.
BRAN, ROMANIA (Oct 31): Tonight, armed with courage and hopefully garlic, two horror fans dying for a thrill will become the first guests in almost 70 years to spend a night at Dracula's castle in Transylvania on Halloween.
SINGAPORE (Oct 14): Ascott Residence Trust (ART) could benefit from parent CapitaLand’s recent tie-up with Tujia, dubbed China’s answer to Airbnb, says UOB Kay Hian lead analyst Derek Chang in a Oct 14 report which has a “buy’ on ART with S$1.
HOME sharing, such as through Airbnb and HomeAway, is gaining popularity as an avenue of income for property owners, especially those looking to gain some returns on their investments but do not want to lease their property for the long term.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 13): It is the in thing to do these days.