Though Airbnb may have normalised the practice staying in a stranger’s house, various groups have been doing it for much longer – think nannies, for example. Looking to bring the idea of staying in someone’s house in exchange for performing various odd jobs or services around the place is The Room Xchange.Read More
For Grant Crough, there’s been nothing better than finding a solution to housing affordability in Glen Waverly. Mr Crough, a Host on The Room Xchange, embraced a new way of simplifying life and reducing costs. The online marketplace connects people who have a spare room in their house with guests who are willing to provide some help in exchange for board.Read More
The Centre for Tourism and Leisure Management (CTLM) of the University of South Australia(UniSA) has teamed up with the 2017 Open State festival and organised a unique and major workshop on Entrepreneurship and sharing economy in tourism: unraveling economic, socio-cultural and environmental impacts. Our CEO, Ludwina Dautovic, was one of the Keynote Speakers at this event.Read More
For Robyn and Grant Taylor who have six kids and run the Nyora Woods BnB and a glamping business in Eltham, the workload with cleaning was becoming too much to handle.
“Our BnB is like a 5-star resort. It has an outdoor cinema, 4ft bath, gazebo, pool, spa, tennis court, bushland, etc,” said Grant.Read More