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September 2, 2018

dubai one - Dubai's holiday home regulations aim to drive future growtH

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August 30, 2018

Business extra - podcast 


July 30, 2018

Why Airbnb is pricey, yet popular in Dubai

Dubai figured among the top five most expensive global cities for Airbnb accommodation in a recent Bloomberg index. However, Airbnb rates in Dubai are still more competitive compared to those charged by hotels and serviced apartments............

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July 12, 2018

Arabian Business Entrepreneur of the Week

Frank Porter manages private homes and properties that are available to rent on the world’s top booking channels such as Airbnb,, HomeAway, TripAdvisor and Expedia............


July 8, 2018

Adding A New Dimension to the Dubai Property Market

Positioned of one of the biggest trending topics of 2018 so far, the new visa and business ownership laws have seen a spike in most industries; with the property market receiving a large reassurance............


June 20, 2018

Holiday home 101 for Dubai homeowners

Here’s how to ensure your house looks stylish and is marketed in the best way possible for short-term rentals............


June 9, 2018

Home sharing is caring - and simpler

It was during a trip to Dubai in early-2017 that Anna Skigin realised there was a business opportunity waiting to be tapped. Although the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing had legalised Airbnb and holiday homes in Dubai in 2016, the concept of sharing economy had not really taken off in the city and the wider region............


April 25, 2018

Airbnb or hotel room? Choose your pick

The popularity of Airbnb as a short-stay accommodation option has been rising steadily in Dubai. This is after the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) allowed individual homeowners to secure licences for short-term rentals without having to commission a third-party entity in April 2016............


January 8, 2018

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Anna Skigin, CEO of Frank Porter, and The Ticket’s Stef Burgon discuss how easy is it – or isn’t – to become a remote Airbnb landlord............