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  1. Kate Varini added a comment on The Sharing Economy: the Good, the Bad and the Future
    Todays customers need to be prepared to be more proactive in managing their personal risk, if they want to act as their own travel agent. Those unprepared/uninformed should stick to booking their acc…
  2. Kate Varini added a comment on The Sharing Economy: the Good, the Bad and the Future
    Arnaud's post has opened the door to a room filled with questions about the local destination management and  how tourist/destination tax should be calculated/distributed/utilised. Perhaps  …
  3. Kate Varini added a comment on The Sharing Economy: the Good, the Bad and the Future
    I like (and agree with) what you say Anna
  4. Kate Varini added a comment on The Sharing Economy: the Good, the Bad and the Future
    Social good.... Mmmm ... And environmental good? In the long term all of this travel could bring about our downfall perhaps!....  I do think though that the growing availability of alternative lo…
  5. Kate Varini added a comment on The Sharing Economy: the Good, the Bad and the Future
    Social media is such a broad area...could we be more specific about which social media & which type of usage? 
  6. Kate Varini added a comment on The Sharing Economy: the Good, the Bad and the Future
    Some of the impetuses for driving explosive growth in the Sharing Economy might be: ยท         The growth of easy access to the Internet via smart mobile devic…
  7. Kate Varini added a comment on The Sharing Economy: the Good, the Bad and the Future
    Interesting but I actually think that we can (have to) improve on capitalism as we know it today, though sharing, re-using, learning, improving etc.. What about sharing knowledge (management)? Where d…
  8. Kate Varini added a comment on The Sharing Economy: the Good, the Bad and the Future
    So only that which is tangible? And has a market value?
  9. Kate Varini added a comment on The Sharing Economy: the Good, the Bad and the Future
    Tourist tax &  Income tax  for example. Also it has happened that "renters" are sub-letting rooms without landlord approval (perhaps earning more than landlords might be getting paid.
  10. Kate Varini added a comment on The Sharing Economy: the Good, the Bad and the Future
    The sharing economy also provides the opportunity to increase capacity/occupancy in tourists destinations by reducing the impact of the "cold bed" syndrome.  This might provide the impetus needed…