Impact of the collaborative economy on tourism in the city of Porto - Airbnb case study (2018)
    Impact of the collaborative economy on tourism in the city of Porto - Airbnb case study
    By Francisco Teixeira Dias Ferreira Matos. Published as a dissertation for Master's program in Economics at the University of Porto in 2018
    Original title in Portuguese: Impacto da economia colaborativa no turismo da cidade do Porto. Estudo caso Airbnb
    Abstract (via Google translate):
      This dissertation focuses on the themes of the collaborative economy and its impact on tourism.
      In Portugal, tourism has been identified as one of the main drivers of development of the country's economy in recent years.
      Short-term rentals through services such as Airbnb have also been driving the growth of tourism.
      The dissertation focuses on the city of Porto, and it concludes the collaborative economy, through Airbnb, has impacted tourism in the city in a significant manner. Airbnb has also become a direct competitor of the hotel industry, influencing the way the hospitality sector sees tourists' needs.
    Keywords: EU, Portugal, Porto, Airbnb, gig-economy, sharing economy, collaborative economy, rental market, short-term rentals, tourism, tourist rentals, hotels, hotel industry, hospitality sector
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