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Airbnb women hosts earn RM159 mln in 2018

Last update: 12/03/2019
KUALA LUMPUR, March 12 (Bernama) -- Women hosts on Airbnb nationwide earned a combined RM159 million in 2018, an increase of 50 per cent compared with 2017.

Airbnb head of public policy for Southeast Asia Mich Goh said the women hosts on Airbnb, who made up almost 50 per cent of all hosts in the country, earned a typical annual income of RM5,793.94.

The Malaysian female Airbnb hosts welcomed over 912,000 guests in 2018, she said at a panel discussion entitled "Powered by Women: The Growth of Malaysia Digital Tourism", here today.

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