The Daily Populous

Saturday April 20th, 2019 evening edition

image for Airbnb’s explosive growth jolts hotel industry’s bottom line

New research from Florida State University finds Airbnb’s exponential growth worldwide is devouring an increasing share of hotel revenues and also driving down room prices and occupancy rates.

“Increased competition from Airbnb is mainly affecting hotel prices and revenues, but occupancy rates are also down slightly.”.

Over the past 10 years, Airbnb has grown into the world’s largest online marketplace for lodgings and now qualifies as a disruptive innovation, Dogru said.

His research, published in the journal Tourism Management, examined the effects of Airbnb in 10 major U.S. cities between 2008 and 2017.

Past research concluded room prices were so similar between midscale hotels and most Airbnb listings that consumers were not motivated to switch to Airbnb.

The study found increasing demand for authenticity in lodging, and travelers felt Airbnb properties were more authentic than franchised hotels.

“Airbnb is still in its infancy, and more hosts are being added to its supply every day in many markets. »

Marijuana users weigh less, defying the munchies

Authored by

New evidence from Michigan State University suggests that those who smoke cannabis, or marijuana, weigh less compared to adults who don’t.

The findings, published in the International Journal of Epidemiology, are contrary to the belief that marijuana users who have a serious case of the munchies will ultimately gain more weight.

Results also suggest that new and persistent users are less likely to be overweight or obese, overall. »

'Church' to offer 'miracle cure' despite FDA warnings against drinking bleach

Authored by

In fact, MMS consists of chlorine dioxide, a powerful bleach that is used both on textiles and in the industrial treatment of water.

The FDA issued the blunt advice: “Consumers who have MMS should stop using it immediately and throw it away.”.

In 2015 Louis Smith from Spokane was convicted in the Eastern District of Washington for selling misbranded drugs and defrauding the US. »

Susan Collins Criticized for 'Unflattering Portrayal' Remark

Authored by
image for

Sen. Susan Collins‘ (R-Maine) response to obstruction-related items detailed in Special Counsel Robert Mueller‘s report is not being received particularly well online.

Lol Susan Collins is “an unflattering portrayal” of an elected official — Lauren Duca (@laurenduca) April 19, 2019.

Not hard to figure out why it was Susan Collins even more than Trump who convinced me to bail on the GOP. »

Greg Beacham auf Twitter: "Zlatan after criticizing the VAR decision on Houston’s goal in the Galaxy’s 2-1 win: “Maybe the MLS will punish me, but I am the MLS, so don’t worry about it.”…

Authored by
image for

Füge diesen Tweet zu deiner Webseite hinzu, indem du den untenstehenden Code einfügst.

Füge dieses Video zu deiner Webseite hinzu, indem du den untenstehenden Code kopierst.

Indem du Twitter Inhalte in deine Website oder App einbettest, akzeptierst du die Twitter Entwicklervereinbarung und die Entwicklerrichtlinien. »