And there's the rub...

“The hotels must accept our rules of the game,” said Emmanuel Marill, director of Airbnb in France.

This is the hard line that will cost AirBnB in the end. They should spend more time listening and learning instead of anointing themselves the creators of the future. They did create a new product that fit a need in the market (bravo!), but to mistake that success for a mandate to blow up the hospitality industry is arrogant as well as ignorant.

Theron Gore (USA)