Chapter 15 Types of Network Members
Published: December 2017
Component type: chapter
Published in: Peer-to-Peer Accommodation Networks
Parent DOI: 10.23912/9781911396512-3454
Not all guests are the same. Not all hosts are the same. In this chapter, typologies of hosts and guests are proposed. The key dimensions of classifying hosts are how important earning money, befriending people, and living an ethical life are. The key dimensions for guests are saving money, meeting people, having an authentic experience, and finding accommodation that caters to their unique needs. We suggest that each host or guest is a mixture of those pure types and, optimally, compatible hosts and guests can be matched.
- Anne Hardy, Tasmanian School of Economics and Business, University of Tasmania, Australia (Author) http://orcid.org/0000-0003-1461-2967
- 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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- Sara Dolnicar, Department of Tourism, UQ Business School, The University of Queensland, Australia (Editor) http://orcid.org/0000-0001-5176-3161
Hardy & Dolnicar, 2017
Hardy, A. & Dolnicar, S. (2017) "Chapter 15 Types of Network Members" In: Dolnicar, S. (ed) . Oxford: Goodfellow Publishers http://dx.doi.org/10.23912/9781911396512-3613
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