In December, the number of Venice listings on Airbnb and Vrbo was 23 per cent lower than in December 2019, according to AirDNA, which tracks the short-term rental market; year-on-year, bookings in the city were down 74 per cent. Jamie Lane, vice-president of research for the analytics platform, believes that it’s possible the city won’t see a return to pre-pandemic levels as properties revert to long-term housing.
For every action, there’s an equal and opposite reaction.
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