Airbnb: R.I. hosts earned $24M over the summer this year

RHODE ISLAND Airbnb hosts earned $24.1 million over the summer. / COURTESY AIRBNB INC.
RHODE ISLAND Airbnb hosts earned $24.1 million over the summer. / COURTESY AIRBNB INC.
PROVIDENCE – Airbnb Inc.’s rental hosts earned $24.1 million from Memorial Day to Labor Day in Rhode Island, according to the company Friday. Homeowners utilizing the short-term-rental app hosted 111,700 guests in that span. Newport County had the most Airbnb visitors for the summer at 43,300, resulting in host income of $11.6 million. The second-highest…

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