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April 18, 2016
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Americas: Accor Acquires Home-Rental Site Onefinestay


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If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em. That may be the thinking of AccorHotels, which has jumped into the sharing economy market with the purchase of onefinestay, a short-term home-rental company.

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Like its well-known U.S.-based rival Airbnb, onefinestay is a marketplace where individuals can rent out their homes. But the smaller London-based company is more selective about its rental properties and adds a high-end twist: onfinestay outfits its 2,600 rental homes with guest bedding and toiletries, provides an iPhone with free data and local calls, ensures that a person is there to meet the arriving traveler (not the key-in-the-lockbox model common with Airbnb), and includes 24/7 phone support—all of which may make the home-stay option more appealing to business travelers.

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