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Chapter 12 Drivers of Price in City Destinations: Vienna

DOI: 10.23912/9781911396512-3610

ISBN: 9781911396512

Published: December 2017

Component type: chapter

Published in: Peer-to-Peer Accommodation Networks

Parent DOI: 10.23912/9781911396512-3454



Peer-to-peer accommodation networks have been described as disruptive innovations, as revolutions in tourist accommodation, where demand is driven by new factors such as living like a local, authenticity and meeting new people. If indeed reasons for trading on these networks are so fundamentally different, prices should reflect that. This chapter investigates what drives the price of Airbnb listings in Vienna, and asks whether these price drivers are indeed new, or whether they reflect those in established commercial accommodation.


  • Bernhard Andreas Hrobath, Institute of Applied Statistics and Computing, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Austria (Author)
  • Friedrich Leisch, Institute of Applied Statistics and Computing, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Austria (Author) http://orcid.org/0000-0001-7278-1983
  • Sara Dolnicar, Department of Tourism, UQ Business School, The University of Queensland, Australia (Author) http://orcid.org/0000-0001-5176-3161

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Hrobath, Leisch & Dolnicar, 2017

Hrobath, B.A., Leisch, F. & Dolnicar, S. (2017) "Chapter 12 Drivers of Price in City Destinations: Vienna" In: Dolnicar, S. (ed) . Oxford: Goodfellow Publishers http://dx.doi.org/10.23912/9781911396512-3610


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