Cuba: Airbnb's fastest growing market

By Kristie Kellahan
Updated January 29 2016 - 2:28pm, first published 1:15pm
Empty living room of an old house in Cuba. Photo: Valentina Gabusi
The Paseo Marti in Havana, Cuba. Photo: Joanna Zaleska
A street in Havana.

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Classic cars and El Capitolio views.
The UNESCO World Heritage-listed town of Trinidad is a six-hour drive from Havana.

Since Airbnb launched in Cuba, the number of accommodation listings in the country has more than tripled. According to a source at Airbnb, it took some of the home-sharing company's biggest markets – including San Francisco and Berlin – three years for the community to grow to 1000 listings. In Cuba it took just two months.

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