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“Airbnb announced today that its Washington D.C. host community earned a combined $37.7 million in supplemental income while welcoming approximately 175,700 guest arrivals this summer, from Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day.
“Throughout the summer of 2019, we have continued to see the significant, positive impact of our short-term rental community across the District. With more guest arrivals this summer than ever before, hosts and small businesses have been able to enjoy the opportunities created by an expanded tourism economy, while the City has benefitted from additional tax revenue as a result of this growth,” said Kelley Gossett, Head of Mid-Atlantic Public Policy for Airbnb. “As we mark yet another historic summer — and look ahead to the continuing fight for clarity and a fair regulatory framework for our community — we hope that we can find ways to work with City government to ensure short-term rentals can continue to play a strong role in every corner of the Washington, D.C. economy.”
The top five origin cities for Airbnb guests to Washington, D.C. were, in order: Washington, D.C., New York City, New York; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Chicago, Illinois; and Los Angeles, California. This demonstrates the popularity of Airbnb among Washington, D.C. residents looking to explore other parts of their own City. As of July 2019, approximately 601,200 Washington, D.C. residents used Airbnb to travel over the past year.”
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Overcome renovation anxiety and boost your confidence at the “Renovators 101” workshop by HardHat Diplomat! Initially inspired to support women homeowners, this gender-inclusive workshop promises practical learning and guidance for all. “Renovators 101” is our answer to the overwhelming demand for resources to simplify the renovation process, welcoming anyone eager to master home improvement and construction project management.
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The Potomac Roasting Company is a local micro-roaster specializing in artisan coffee. We precision roast high-quality specialty beans sourced from small farms in Latin America that are owned and operated by women. Your coffee will be roasted the way you want it and delivered fresh.
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Explore the marvels of the mind with a free Neuroscience and Art Salon on March 10, 2024.
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