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Constructing Urban Tourism Space Digitally: A Study of Airbnb Listings in Two Berlin Neighborhoods [article]

Natalie Stors, Sebastian Baltes
2018 pre-print
In that study, we qualitatively analyzed how the two Berlin neighborhoods Kreuzk\"olln and City West are digitally constructed by Airbnb hosts in their listing descriptions.  ...  With the emergence of online platforms such as Airbnb, power relations in the construction of tourism space might shift from DMOs towards local residents who are now producing tourism space collaboratively  ...  What is particularly new is the empirical focus on the digital and collaborative construction of tourism space in Airbnb listings.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3274435 arXiv:1809.03398v1 fatcat:ongseo2rvrhijizubfip3l53dq

Touristification, Sharing Economies and the New Geography of Urban Conflicts

Luis del Romero Renau
2018 Urban Science  
The new geography of urban conflicts that has arisen in recent years in this city, largely as a consequence of the paradigm of the collaborative economy in the tourism sector, was analyzed.  ...  The aim of this study was to address the highly controversial problem of the increasing touristification of urban centers, analyzing the case of Valencia.  ...  space, housing, and mobility), rather than the construction of the urban space, as in the previous period.  ... 
doi:10.3390/urbansci2040104 fatcat:yfm356szvbh2zkccwgjv4u5vpe

When Airbnb Sits in the Control Room: Platform Urbanism as Actually Existing Smart Urbanism in Reykjavík

Ola Söderström, Anne-Cécile Mermet
2020 Frontiers in Sustainable Cities  
Platform urbanism understood as the impact of digital platforms on the materiality, daily lives and governance of cities is, we argue in this paper, a powerful form of actually existing smart urbanism.  ...  The paper investigates platform urbanism by focusing on the "Airbnb effect" in the city of Reykjavik.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors are very grateful to Margo Huxley for her proofreading and helpful comments on a first draft of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.3389/frsc.2020.00015 fatcat:ljhedtsrefhxflhqwn3leuy5wq

Digital Environments and the Future of Ethnography An Introduction [chapter]

Urte Undine Frömming, Steffen Köhn, Samantha Fox, Mike Terry, Urte Undine Frömming, Steffen Köhn, Samantha Fox, Mike Terry
2017 Digital Environments  
The 15M Berlin Assembly meets every two weeks in the Sama-Café (a collective based in the neighborhood of Friedrichshain).  ...  Fieldwork was conducted in the virtual space of Airbnb, as well as in hosts' homes. In this offline space, the virtual space-"profile" and "listing"-of Airbnb was visited together with the hosts.  ...  He investigates the relationship of digital media and subjectivity. Prior to moving to Berlin, he worked as a graphic designer for non-profit organizations in New York.  ... 
doi:10.14361/9783839434970-002 fatcat:gdok5nc5b5adrg7smb6ywtdy5y

Airbnb Branding: Heritage as a Branding Element in the Sharing Economy

Alvaro Fierro, Ibon Aranburu
2018 Sustainability  
In addition, in recent times, there has been a boom in the collaborative economy in urban destinations, epitomized by accommodation companies, such as Airbnb.  ...  To evaluate this method, a case study was developed in the city of Bilbao.  ...  We would like to thank Ekaitz Zarraga and Cristina Salmón for their help in the analyses. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest. Sustainability 2019, 11, 74  ... 
doi:10.3390/su11010074 fatcat:uxmd2ylacfb6hou3nemmr5bphe

Airbnb: Understanding the Concept, Recognizing the Values

Ramesh Raj Kunwar
2020 Journal of Tourism and Hospitality Education  
Peer-to-peer (P2P) accommodation into the tourism market through a model of disruptive innovation is going to be very popular in the world.  ...  The objective of studying this new area is to understand in better way through the help of secondary sources. Academic research is generally guided by the theories.  ...  Acknowledgement First and foremost, I would like to express my sincere thanks to Rajan Kumar Rai of Department of Confl ict, Peace and Development, T.U.  ... 
doi:10.3126/jthe.v10i0.28764 fatcat:w3wxhw3o4vbdbdulj7uofbwfgq

Does the Room Sharing Business Model Disrupt Housing Markets? Empirical Evidence of Airbnb in Taiwan

Hung-Hao Chang
2020 Journal of Housing Economics  
This study examines the effects of Airbnb on housing rental and sales prices using a unique large-scale dataset comprised of housing market transaction records and the number of Airbnb listings drawn from  ...  We estimate a fixed effect model of housing rental and sales price equations and find that a one-standard deviation increase in the number of Airbnb listings raises house rental prices by 0.38%.  ...  Acknowledgement An early version of the paper was presented in the annual meeting of the Western Economic Association International in 2019.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jhe.2020.101706 pmid:32834704 pmcid:PMC7293845 fatcat:bq7hszmor5dxjkxcwqhs6p6bpe

Living like a local: Authentic tourism experiences and the sharing economy

Dominyka Paulauskaite, Raymond Powell, J. Andres Coca-Stefaniak, Alastair M. Morrison
2017 The international journal of tourism research  
The sharing economy has emerged partly as a response to these consumer trends with major potential impacts for tourism.  ...  This research investigated the phenomenon of authenticity-seeking tourism and its links to the hospitality sector through consumer choices related to accommodation offered by sharing economy providers.  ...  to a widening rift between tourists and host communities, particularly in mass tourism urban destinations.  ... 
doi:10.1002/jtr.2134 fatcat:naekqplffrgq7gyndygqrp6lui

Gentrification on the Move. New Dynamics in Spanish Mature Urban-Tourist Neighborhoods

Josefina Domínguez-Mujica, Jesús M. González-Pérez, Juan Manuel Parreño-Castellano, Dolores Sánchez-Aguilera
2021 Urban Science  
Mature tourism neighborhoods are a valuable laboratory for the study of socio-urban processes.  ...  In this context, the aim of this work is to study the socio-urban transformations of two mature tourism neighborhoods in Palma (El Terreno) and Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Santa Catalina-Canteras) and  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/urbansci5010033 fatcat:g66cu3tbgzggxbnsrbzyklohou

Effect of Hierarchical Parish System on Portuguese Housing Rents

Sofia Vale, Felipa de Mello-Sampayo
2021 Sustainability  
The results suggest that the Portuguese rental housing market exhibits a heterogeneous pattern across the territory, displaying spatial variability and a hierarchical space pattern as a consequence of  ...  On the structural side, characteristics of the dwellings were also included such as the area of the home and the number of other homes available in the parishes.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no potential conflict of interest. Sustainability 2021, 13, 455  ... 
doi:10.3390/su13020455 fatcat:iyonq5tybrfwfju5qmuw22qwyq

The Urban Mirror of the Socioeconomic Transformations in Spain

Josefina Domínguez-Mujica
2021 Urban Science  
A careful selection of urban and economic indicators, its mapping, as well as an in-depth bibliographical review lead to this commentary and make it possible to identify urban developments in Spain in  ...  This study offers an interpretation of the most significant characteristics of Spanish cities in the post-Fordist capitalist era, as a mirror of the economic and social transformations that have led to  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The author declares no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/urbansci5010013 fatcat:s3s6mkrxlzc5nfrr4x3iy2ra7y

World Development Report, 2016: digital dividends

2016 ChoiceReviews  
This work is a product of the staff of The World Bank with external contributions.  ...  The World Bank does not guarantee the accuracy of the data included in this work.  ...  Both studies use data from 1995 to 1999. 14. There are two common measurements of internet usage in these studies.  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.196952 fatcat:or474dtenvdkbawpeueb4daosu

Climate Change Impact Chains across the Environment and the Economy in Coastal and Marine Destinations

Anastasia Arabadzhyan, Paolo Figini, Carmen García, Matías M. González, Yen E. Lam González, Carmelo León
2020 Zenodo  
Within this framework, this paper has two main goals. It firstly proposes a conceptual framework for defining the channels of influence of climate change on tourism.  ...  Results show a great heterogeneity of findings and that available data do not deal with all the potential impacts of climate change in tourism, hence being unsuitable for an integrated approach to risk  ...  The Darsena di Porta Ticinese, a public space with a secondary tourism effect The Darsena of Porta Ticinese (dock) is the meeting point of the Milanese Navigli and has been reused with a secondary tourism  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4775396 fatcat:mogm5zwzfnhobgzzrlyqqu6s3i

The Collaborative Economy, Tourism and Sustainable Development [chapter]

Dianne Dredge, Eóin Meehan
2018 Collaboration for Sustainable Tourism Development  
The emergence of the digital collaborative economy has had profound transformative effects on the structure, organisation and business logics underpinning contemporary tourism (Dredge & Gyimóthy, 2017)  ...  The impact and effects of the growth of the collaborative economy on sustainability is, therefore, a major issue that warrants further investigation.  ...  In the context of the City as a Commons 26 project, led by LabGov 27 , the City of Bologna experimented for two years in three neighborhoods.  ... 
doi:10.23912/9781911635000-3928 fatcat:sqavjwjgjnax5f6ajm5coseh6u

A Study on the Surroundings of Sednaoui El-Khazendar Historical Building in Khedival Cairo and Proposals for Improvement and Development

Ahmed elyamani, Nourhan Ali, Naglaa Abdel-Maksoud, Aya Adel
2019 International Journal of Heritage and Museum Studies  
ii The INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HERITAGE AND MUSEUM STUDIES (IJHMS), established in 2017, is an academic peer-reviewed multidisciplinary journal published annually in print and online in English language  ...  It fosters scholarly research in Heritage  ...  36 eines Teilgebietes von Kiel-Gaarden' [On the socio-spatial structure of an inner-city area -the case study of Kiel-Gaarden].  ... 
doi:10.21608/ijhms.2019.118687 fatcat:kzghs3wzwvby7o3q5yy6j6fqym
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