14 Sep

Airbnb contributes R10bn to SA economy

In the last year, the app-based hospitality booking site made a significant contribution to SA's economy, attracting two million guest arrivals.

Aug 23, 2018

Airbnb makes good on $1m Africa investment

As part of its $1 million pledge to Africa, Airbnb hosts the Airbnb Africa Academy and Africa Travel Summit.


How the face of IT procurement is changing

Leasing IT equipment is affordable and provides immediate accessibility, says InnoVent, which offers a pay-per-use model and subsidised financial offering.

Jun 6, 2018

New app to make Airbnb process smoother

OPEN, a new local access management app, lets Airbnb hosts give their guests access to the rental without keys, remotely.

May 30, 2018

Sharing isn't just caring, it's good business

While the sharing economy is nothing new to SA, culturally and economically, we're the perfect fit for sharing platforms.

Apr 13, 2018

Airbnb brought billions into SA last year

The home-sharing app generated an estimated R5 billion worth of economic activity in the Western Cape alone last year.

Feb 23, 2018

Airbnb comes to grips with its widespread impact

After squabbles with regulators across the globe, Airbnb says it will take responsibility for how it influences housing markets and neighbourhoods.


Everyone wants data protection officers

Data protection officers become the hottest properties in technology as firms scramble to comply with the European Union's GDPR.

Feb 14, 2018

Travellers go mad for Airbnb's 'Experiences'

Airbnb's year-old tours and activities business is booking tens of thousands of travellers every month and is likely to be profitable late next year.

Feb 2, 2018

Airbnb says no listing in 2018, changes leadership

The short-term home rental service appoints Belinda Johnson as COO, while Laurence Tosi resigns as chief financial officer.

Jan 17, 2018

Airbnb now lets users pay in two instalments

The app-based hospitality booking service introduces a feature that does away with guests having to pay everything up front.

Nov 28, 2017

Businesses urge US to keep net neutrality rules

Tech companies ask the Federal Communications Commission to scrap a plan to roll back net neutrality rules.