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dc.identifier.citationCauchi, C. (2020). An analysis of short-term rental accommodations in Malta (Bachelor's dissertation).en_GB
dc.description.abstractThe renting of accommodations through online platforms such as Airbnb has become more popular throughout the years. It is through the advancement of technology, more specifically ‘Web 2.0’, that communication between travellers and property owners has become easier and more efficient. This new phenomenon of renting properties to travellers from all over the world forms part of the sharing economy. Despite being a recent trend there are still various statistics related to this with regard to Malta. The present research is aimed at analysing some of the existing data related to short-term rental accommodations covering most of the localities in Malta in the last three years. Through a quantitative approach, the main data source being used is an online database known as AirDNA. Comparing this data with other statistics provided by sources such as the National Statistics Office, this research aims to address the growth of short-term rental units in the selected localities in Malta. The chosen localities have been grouped in four areas in this study. Moreover, a representation of the main data for each area has been presented in a chapter of its own to give a better understanding to the reader of the analysis chapter. Moving forward, the analysis of this study will portray various statistical graphs comparing each area and mainly highlighting; the growth of short-term rental accommodations, the type of property being used mostly for rent in Malta and the size of the properties being rented out. Lastly, this study will also identify how hotel accommodations in Malta have been affected throughout the same period.en_GB
dc.subjectAirbnb (Firm)en_GB
dc.subjectWeb 2.0en_GB
dc.subjectRental housing -- Maltaen_GB
dc.subjectVacation rentals -- Maltaen_GB
dc.subjectCooperation -- Maltaen_GB
dc.subjectSharing -- Economic aspects -- Maltaen_GB
dc.subjectEconomics -- Malta -- Sociological aspectsen_GB
dc.subjectInformation technology -- Economic aspects -- Maltaen_GB
dc.titleAn analysis of short-term rental accommodations in Maltaen_GB
dc.rights.holderThe copyright of this work belongs to the author(s)/publisher. The rights of this work are as defined by the appropriate Copyright Legislation or as modified by any successive legislation. Users may access this work and can make use of the information contained in accordance with the Copyright Legislation provided that the author must be properly acknowledged. Further distribution or reproduction in any format is prohibited without the prior permission of the copyright holder.en_GB
dc.publisher.institutionUniversity of Maltaen_GB
dc.publisher.departmentInstitute for Tourism, Travel & Cultureen_GB
dc.contributor.creatorCauchi, Christel (2020)-
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