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Fáilte Ireland bosses will train Airbnb hosts to cash in on tourism boom

Scheme revealed amid warnings over-regulation will hamper increasingly valuable home-sharing sector

27th January, 2017
Pinning down Dublin as a tourism destination. Pic: iStock

Fáilte Ireland is set to train Airbnb hosts in how to offer visitors a memorable experience, can reveal.

Owners signed up to the home-sharing platform will be able to access the same tourism training given to traditional accommodation providers.

"The trend is towards visitors experiencing the city the way that locals do," she says. "They are looking for an 'urban hood', for trendy and cool areas, and for access to the...

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