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You have now taken the first step towards your AirBnB hosting experience – made up your spare room, or your flat, and ready to get that listing going.  Setting up your basic listing is easy, a few steps and then you are ready to go. However, in a place like London competition is high. So how do you make it stand out? When you are a new host, you do not get a star rating It might be difficult for your first guest to make a booking without any references. AirBnB gives you the option to get references from your…

Becoming a host on AirBnB can be an interesting decision. I started hosting back in 2015 but it took me awhile to get onboard with the idea. Strangers? In my home? Not for me…However, I gave it some more thought and given how many people are doing it, I convinced myself to get over the bias and give it a try.  I love  meeting new people and making friends, and I thought that through hosting on AirBnB I can give it a try. At the end of the day, if it did not work out, I could always take the…

The amount of people who have given me a weird, suspicious look when I say I Airbnb my spare room during the summer months. OK, in all honesty most of them are on the older side, however there are still a lot of individuals my age who are suspicious towards Airbnb. Airbnb such a phenomenon – taken the world by storm. Given that I work in the hospitality industry, it only makes me more curious to explore the ins and outs of it, and its tremendous success. I am fortunate enough to have a spare bedroom in West London, which was…