About 600,000 visitors used Airbnb for accommodation in Hong Kong in the last 12 months. Photo: AFP

Airbnb launches petition calling on Hong Kong government to reconsider tough bill targeting home sharing

  • Accommodation platform says proposed law would risk Hong Kong’s global reputation as a tourism and travel hub
  • The law, backed by the city’s hoteliers, would allow for stiffer penalties against people using their homes for short-term rentals
Topic |   Sharing economy

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About 600,000 visitors used Airbnb for accommodation in Hong Kong in the last 12 months. Photo: AFP
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