Tag: Airbnb

LOVE IN A TIME OF CORONAVIRUS! Virtual Strangers Are Hooking Up In Caribbean Through Airbnb

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands is the top Caribbean destination on Airbnb, with a 600 percent increase in bookings over 2019. San Juan, Puerto Rico isn’t far behind with a 400 percent increase. Rounding out the top three is Grand Cayman with a 100 percent spike. The Caribbean has been particularly hard hit by the […]

CARIBBEAN BUSINESS: Top Two Destinations For Airbnb Are: St. Thomas and San Juan

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — It is an understatement to say that the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico were hit hard by hurricanes last year. But the Emerald Isle and America’s Paradise have made dramatic progress since the setbacks presented by Hurricanes Irma and Maria in September 2017. Airbnb, a marketplace for home rentals, says tourists are visiting […]