The French regions that have benefited the most from Airbnb according to the platform


 French regions that have benefited the most from Airbnb according to the platform

Paddle people on the Seine on the occasion of the edition of the MILLE SNSM trophy, June 28, 2019. REUTERS / Charles Platiau

Attendance to tourist accommodation rented by private individuals on internet platforms such as Airbnb, Abritel-Home Away or accounted for 36 million billed nights in 2018 in France, ie 15% more than in 2017, according to an estimate published in June by INSEE. This still solid progress however marks a slowdown compared to the trend of the previous years: the year 2017 had been marked by a 19% increase, after a rise of 25% in 2016. “In 2018 as in 2017, 83% of leased housing is located in the province, “says INSEE.

Airbnb is the platform that has democratized and accelerated this phenomenon. The Hexagon represents its second market, after the United States, with 16 million passengers in 2018. France has 550,000 homes rented on Airbnb, including 65,000 in Paris alone, specified at the beginning of the year. Parisian. According to the platform, in 2018, the 16 million travelers who used the platform – nearly twice as many as in 2017 – generated more than 9.2 billion euros for the French economy. These spinoffs are derived for the vast majority, the expenses of travelers on the spot.

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We must take a step back on this estimate: Airbnb derives this amount from an internal international study, based on the sum of host revenues – calculated by Airbnb for each transaction – and estimated traveler expenses, “evaluated after a survey sent to a representative sample of travelers who traveled with Airbnb in 2018, “says the report. This type of ranking achieved by the startup is not trivial: criticized because of taxes it pays -160 000 euros for a net turnover of 7.6 million euros – and in conflict with the city of Paris, Airbnb has every interest in defending the idea of ​​an engaged brand that brings real financial gains to the hosts and communities.

Here is how much the 13 French regions have benefited the most from Airbnb according to the platform, in descending order of the amounts of financial benefits generated by its customers:

13. Bourgogne-Franche-Comté – € 25.3m

The FFF group at the Belfort Eurockéennes festival in 2018, in Belfort, in Franche-Comté. facebook / Eurockéennes Erick Munck Photography

12. Center-Loire Valley – € 26.8m

Château de Chambord, Center Val-de-Loire region. Facebook / Chambord Castle

11. Hauts-de-France – € 39.5m

The city of Lille, Hauts-de-France. Pixabay

10. Corsica – € 55.3 million

Bonifacio, Southern Corsica. Flickr

9. Grand Est – € 197.6m

In the vineyards of the estate of Charles Heidsieck in Champagne. Facebook / Charles Heidsieck Champagne

8. Normandy – € 221.2m

El Galeon Andalucia, seen from La Bouille in Normandy, during the parade of the Armada party from Rouen on June 16, 2019. REUTERS / Charles Platiau

7. Pays-de-la-Loire – € 327.4m

The city of Nantes and the banks of the Loire. Facebook / City of Nantes

6. Brittany – € 477m

Downtown Rennes, Ille-et-Vilaine. Flickr / Nicolas Wollmer

5. New Aquitaine – € 825.7 million

City of Bordeaux. Unsplash

4. Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes – € 842.5m

The Chaîne des Puys, in Auvergne, has just joined the UNESCO World Heritage List. UNESCO / Pierre Soissons

3. Occitanie – € 906m

Water sports on the Garonne in Toulouse, Haute-Garonne, Occitanie. Facebook / City of Toulouse

2. Provence-Alpes-Côte-d'Azur – € 1.7bn

On the beach of Nice, June 27, 2019. REUTERS / Eric Gaillard

1. Ile-de-France – € 2.3 bn

People paddling on the Seine on the occasion of the MILLE SNSM Trophy, June 28, 2019. REUTERS / Charles Platiau

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