Airbnb-linked spending in Ireland valued at over €500m

International visitors accounted for around three-quarters of all Airbnb-linked spend in the country last year at €401 million

The study estimates that direct Airbnb-linked tourism spending totalled €323 million in 2022

Airbnb-linked tourism spending totalled €537 million last year, the equivalent to 10.5 per cent of all international travel-related spending in Ireland, according to a new report.

The study, commissioned by the temporary accommodation provider and carried out by Oxford Economics, shows that employment linked to Airbnb activity accounted for around 5 per cent of total tourism employment in 2022 - with almost 5,000 jobs supported.

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