The homesharing business - including its poster child, Airbnb - has often been a target of the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA), an association that counts Marriott, Hilton, Hyatt, Choice, and Wyndham among its members. It’s also an association which has published reports that say that Airbnb and homesharing platforms have contributed to housing shortages in major cities throughout the U.S. So, what’s different about today that makes it easier - and more acceptable - for hotel companies like Marriott to offer homesharing? And what does that mean for the AH&LA and its objectives for regulating short-term rental businesses? Get the full story at Skift