If Anne Hidalgo is sour, it can be uncomfortable. And the she is currently, the socialist mayor of Paris. This time on the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has awarded the 2024 Olympics to your city. But above all, a new partnership of IOK : How is this announced just a few weeks ago, it works up to and including the Olympic 2028 with Airbnb.
the cooperation agreement with The housing provider has explosive power, because: Airbnb is the world in the criticism. From New York, via Amsterdam to Barcelona – especially in the tourist centres of the administrations fight back against the tech giants from the Silicon Valley with an estimated value of 38 billion dollars. Reason: Airbnb landlords pay, in contrast to the Hoteliers, are hardly to control. And: Airbnb is changing the character of a city.
The Flair of entire neighborhoods changed by the short-term rental to tourists.
By investors, apartments, houses or whole Developments alone buy it, to rent it on Airbnb, the more expensive the platform, the housing market and exacerbating the shortage of housing. In addition, the Flair of entire neighborhoods changed by the short-term rental to tourists.
Airbnb: Lots of illegal Rent
A study by the Technical University of Vienna that could be used in the Austrian capital until 2022, more than 40'000 apartments for Airbnb, you will be lost for the rental market. For many other cities this is also true, which is why there is a mandatory registration was introduced. However, with the Abundance of Offerings, it is hard to enforce.
Already, 2014 was a lawyer in New York, 72 percent of all reservations are likely to be in the city illegally. Other cities limit the length of stay in private apartments or homes, while Airbnb in Munich for the most part, the same was forbidden for the illegal Rent of housing fines of up to half a Million euros. In Japan, 80 per cent of all entries from the site were removed, after 2018, a permit requirement was introduced.
How European cities ally against Airbnb (picture: Alamy Stock Photo)
the IOC gets involved with Airbnb, has a reason: money. Estimated 500 million dollars, the value of the contract, which lasts nine years and five Olympic games includes – Tokyo 2020, Beijing 2022, Paris 2024, the winter games in 2026 in Milan and Cortina, and Los Angeles by 2028 is. This Airbnb is to the municipalities Sponsor: the fact That athletes are now tenants of private housing, is not provided. Instead, the Fans should be courted.
"With this partnership, the IOC highlights its strategy of sustainable Play."IOC President Thomas Bach
IOC President Thomas Bach declared the cooperation with the PR language in its purest form: "With this partnership, the IOC highlights its strategy of sustainable Games that leave in the host cities, a legacy." In addition, the German, is likely to benefit the athletes directly from the cooperation. He provides you with five billion dollars in views.
to where this money is unclear. Bach suggests the possibility that sportsmen and-women, offer so-called discoveries and tourists their city. In addition to the brokerage of apartments, cooking classes, croissants tours or trips in the old Deux-Chevaux can be booked on Airbnb such discoveries. Passing by the Eiffel tower.
Hidalgo prevented once IOC-Deal
All this, there are to experience in Paris – in addition, Airbnb has listed 65'000 accommodations. And Paris is the place in which the Deal between IOC and Airbnb put to the test will be. Because Hidalgo, the mayor is not good to talk to and Thomas Bach warned in writing prior to the "risks and consequences". That Hidalgo likes to make Serious, showed, as they prevented the French oil company Total as an IOC Sponsor for 2024 – and with the President of France, Emmanuel Macron put.
"It's no Trouble, it is naked anger."Laurent Duc, President of French hotel Federation UMIH
Hidalgo know a major Player behind the Parisian hotel industry. 120'000 hotel rooms in the French capital, 40'000 has reserved the IOC already for 2024. As the French hotel Federation UMIH writes, however, was to be suspended any cooperation with the IOC. UMIH President Laurent Duc said of the Deal with Airbnb: "It is a fight of David against Goliath – Airbnb pays in France no taxes. Because we see red. It is no more Hassle, it's naked fury."
Created: 03.12.2019, 15:17 PM