“Our international experience says that in general, Airbnb units are more prominent as a percentage in suburban locations,” said Matthew Burke, STR’s business development manager for the Pacific region. “The location of hotel and Airbnb listings may also talk to the traditional nature of travel, be it for work or leisure. As consumers become more intrigued by ‘living like a local’ in the suburbs with sufficient amenities, Airbnb rentals may become a more desired source of location for both leisure and business travellers.” As of 3 January 2016, Inside Airbnb listed 16,149 Airbnb units in Sydney. Sixty-one percent of these were entire homes or apartment units, while 38% were private rooms and 1% shared rooms. Get the full story at Travel Daily Asia Read also "STR: Airbnb has no ‘material’ impact on Manhattan’s room demand" and "Hotel industry disputes report about Airbnb’s impact in NYC"