Conducted by the Southern Cross University School of Business and Tourism (SBAT) Tourism Research Cluster Project Team, the Airbnb in the Byron Shire – Bane or Blessing? An Investigation into the Nature and Range of Impacts of Airbnb on a Local Community report offers preliminary summaries of data on the perceptions of Airbnb’s impact on the Byron Shire community.

Through interviews and surveys, the researches worked to profile the nature of Airbnb in the region and understand Byron Shire residents’ views on the effects of Airbnb – whether positive or negative.

View the report here.