Airbnb: planned bill to choke it is too airy-fairy

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Airbnb: planned bill to choke it is too airy-fairy

The booking platform has made some suggestions that could sustain both informal and formal industries

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Airbnb has warned that an amendment bill aimed at regulating the hospitality industry could potentially “disadvantage many South Africans”.

The global booking platform, which allows hosts to share their homes, has submitted its comments on the new proposed law set up to regulate it. 

The Tourism Amendment Bill aims to bring “short-term rentals” such as Airbnb under the department of tourism’s authority...

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