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Is Airbnb Disrupting PH’s Exclusive Beach Resorts and Hotels?

A guide to the least-cost options of enjoying some of the country’s premiere vacation spots

As temperatures and humidity rise amid the peak of the dry season, who wouldn’t like to spend a day (or two) in some of the country’s most luxurious and exclusive beach resorts?Before, the only way to enjoy places such as Pico de ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | May 19, 2018 09:00:00
News and Events

Is Airbnb About to Disrupt PH Motels?

Can the online platform match the popular landmarks’ ‘short-time’ rates?

Airbnb, a popular online aggregator of hospitality services for rent such as apartments, condominium rooms, guesthouses and more, has thoroughly disrupted the hotel industry. Since its founding in 2008, the California-based tech company has offered fierce competition to hotels, forcing the industry ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | February 14, 2018 01:00:00
Business Ideas

How This Pinay Earns An Extra P20K Every Month By Managing a Home

You don't need to own property to generate extra income via rentals

As proven by many hardworking millennials, it is possible to generate multiple streams of income if you're resourceful enough. Model, Airbnb Superhost and blogger Julia Quisumbing proves just that, because while her condo in Baguio is already generating her P40,000 - 60,000 ...

by Ysabel Y. Yuzon for  | February 13, 2018 02:00:00
Business Ideas

This Pinay's First Investment Now Helps Her Earn More Than P40K a Month

It's all about starting as early as you can

"A year from now, you'll wish you had started today."This is the subhead of model and entrepreneur Julia Quisumbing's personal blog, where she narrates her experience of purchasing and renting out a condo unit in an entry called My First Investment. According to Julia, this ...

by Ysabel Y. Yuzon for  | December 03, 2017 12:00:00
News and Events

Here Are Ways You Can Earn From the Sharing Economy

You earn when you share

What is the sharing economy? Simply put, it is a business model where you can profit from having your underutilized assets borrowed or shared by others. These assets can range from transportation vehicles, rooms in your house, or spaces in your office.In ...

by Nicai de Guzman  | July 10, 2017 03:00:00
News and Events

Renting Out Your Condo? Experts Suggest Being Open to Short-Term Deals

Flats that can be rented for short periods attract a wider market, says property consultancy Colliers

Do you own a condominium unit as an investment? You may find more leasing opportunities by allowing tenants to stay for short periods of time.Property consultancy Colliers International Philippines is urging property investors in Metro Manila to open their condominium units to ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | May 17, 2017 11:00:00
Business Ideas

10 Hosting Options Beyond Airbnb

Have you heard of Roomorama, TravelMob and VRBO?

The following excerpt is from the staff of Entrepreneur Media’s book Start Your Own Travel Hosting Business. It’s important to understand that as a potential host, you have options beyond working exclusively with Airbnb. In some cases, you may find it advantageous to work ...

by Entrepreneur US Staff  | April 16, 2017 12:00:00
Run & Grow

How Airbnb Changed the Traditional Lodging Industry

Now it's valued at $20 billion

The following excerpt is from Richard Koch and Greg Lockwood’s book Simplify. Just like the taxi industry, in the 2000s, the hotel sector was ripe for disruption. In many cities, hotels in central locations were (and still are) overpriced and lacked the “atmospheric” character ...

by Richard Koch  | February 03, 2017 12:00:00
Run & Grow

6 Takeaways from Winston Damarillo’s New Book, Ready or Not

The Filipino technology entrepreneur identifies six disruptive technologies that will shape the future of business

“Technology is no longer just helping us do the same things better—it’s changing how we do things altogether.”So says Winston Damarillo in the opening chapter of his newly released book, Ready or Not: The 6 Big Disruptions that Will Change the Way ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | January 02, 2017 11:00:00
Run & Grow

Top 10 ways to save time and money while traveling for business

Modern-and-light is the way to go for the nomadic entrepreneur

If you want to grow your business, you’re going to have to do some traveling. Whether that means meeting a new client, speaking at an event or attending a conference, business travel is critical. But between travel glitches and the cost, traveling can be ...

by John Rampton  | October 09, 2016 12:00:00
Startup Tips

Step inside these 6 cool workspaces

Bargain with your boss for a fun, innovative workspace to positively impact your health and productivity.

It is common knowledge that workspace environment influences the people who work there. Creative design, features and office space layout can give rise to great innovations and productivity—or stifle it.A recent report (2014) from the World Health Building Council states, “There is overwhelming evidence ...

by Carolyn Sun  | April 25, 2016 06:00:00
Run & Grow

5 businesses that almost failed and showed us why it pays to keep going

Do not let your ideas die. Let them transform and get another chance at life.

No matter how good or promising your business idea is, there will be times as an entrepreneur that you will question whether or not your company will ever be a success. Those overnight, rags-to-riches stories of explosive popularity for a lucky few have permeated ...

by Jayson Demers  | April 14, 2016 09:00:00
Business Ideas

8 weird, wonderful Airbnb listings

From real igloos to bubble homes, Airbnb has it all.

Nothing is ever guaranteed while on the road, other than adventure. If you have got the penchant for the outrageous, these peculiar Airbnb postings might just be the thing you’re looking for.Related: Airbnb deletes listing for $200 igloo constructed during winter storm Jonas1. ...

by Lindsay Friedman  | March 12, 2016 01:00:00