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Who’s Been Sleeping in Your Neighbour’s Bed: Airbnb & Toronto Condominium Disruption

Toronto is the largest condominium market in Canada with thousands of units per night listed for rent on Airbnb. The growth in condominiums and the growth in sharing economy platforms like Airbnb has become an issue for condominium owners, boards and managers.

This panel on March 7, 2017, featured experts and stakeholders speaking about the disruption of Airbnb on Toronto condominiums. Speakers reviewed the latest research on tourist motivations, Toronto Airbnb listing supply, condominium issues and how condo Airbnb issues are dealt with.

Speakers included:
Vass Bednar, Senior Policy Associate, Airbnb

Roger Thompson, VP of Strategy & Sustainability, FirstService

Denise Lash, Condominium Lawyer, Lash Condo Law

Todd Hofley, CEO of Community

Dr. Daniel Guttentag, Airbnb Researcher,  Ryerson University 

Dr. Chris Gibbs, Hospitality and Tourism Researcher, Ryerson University

The event was moderated by Diane Francis, award-winning columnist, bestselling author, investigative journalist, television commentator and screenplay writer.

Tourism Research Ontario
Ryerson Tourism Research

Contact Information

Address:
575 Bay Street (entrance at 55 Dundas Street West)
Room: TRS 3-175, 9th floor Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 2C3

Mailing Address:
350 Victoria Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5B 2K3

Tech Tourist Event

The Tech Tourist event was an industry event held on November 18, 2015 hosted by the Institute of Hospitality and Tourism Research. The event brought together Dr. Anne Hardy and Dr. Kelly MacKay; two experts who shared real time, applicable and newsworthy technology research in the tourism industry.

Dr. Anne Hardy is a senior lecturer at the University of Tasmania and Director of the Tourism Research and Education Network. She will present on Tracking Tourists’ Travel: using GPS technology and apps to understand visitor movement and spontaneous decision making.

Dr. Kelly MacKay is  Associate Dean Research and Graduate Programs at Ryerson University. She present on the use of mobile devices in a festival context

 

The State of the American Traveler – The Generations Edition Webinar

The State of the American Traveler from Destination Analysts is one of the nation’s leading tourism research reports on American leisure travel. The July 2015 webinar took an in-depth look at how different Generations of Americans, plan, book and enjoy travel. Some significant differences emerged in recent years and the latest research took a deeper dive on these trends. Join Erin Francis Cummings of Destinations Analysts and Chris Adams of Miles hosted this free webinar held in association with the Southeast Tourism Society. This event provided information, insights and practical takeaways for marketing.

Presenter: Erin Francis Cummings of Destination Analysts

Moderator: Chris Adams, Miles

Webinar was held in association with South East Tourism Society and the STS Marketing College

Research Symposium: Digital Media and Hospitality and Tourism

On Friday, March 14th, 2013, the Ted Rogers Institute for Tourism and Hospitality Research hosted a one day conference to discuss topics related to digital media and hospitality and tourism. Researchers from the Ted Rogers School for Hospitality and Tourism Management at Ryerson University and Department of Tourism and Urban Studies at the UQAM School of Management (ESG).

Topics included:

Use of social media by destination marketing organizations, Social media influences on travel planning, Social media’s impact on street food restaurants’ performance in Montreal, The mediating influence of trust in the acceptance of the mobile wallet, Early adoption by Canadian travellers of Monarc.ca, an online hotel review website designed as an inter-organisational information system.

Digital Restaurant Event

The HTM Institute hosted the Digital Restaurant Project on Friday March 16th, 2013. The purpose of the event was to explore the impact of social media and technology on the restaurant industry in Canada. Two key social media themes that emerged at the event were reputation management and social media programs.

Who’s Been Sleeping in Your Neighbour’s Bed: Airbnb & Toronto Condominium Disruption

Toronto is the largest condominium market in Canada with thousands of units per night listed for rent on Airbnb. The growth in condominiums and the growth in sharing economy platforms like Airbnb has become an issue for condominium owners, boards and managers.

This panel on March 7, 2017, featured experts and stakeholders speaking about the disruption of Airbnb on Toronto condominiums. Speakers reviewed the latest research on tourist motivations, Toronto Airbnb listing supply, condominium issues and how condo Airbnb issues are dealt with.

Speakers included:
Vass Bednar, Senior Policy Associate, Airbnb

Roger Thompson, VP of Strategy & Sustainability, FirstService

Denise Lash, Condominium Lawyer, Lash Condo Law

Todd Hofley, CEO of Community

Dr. Daniel Guttentag, Airbnb Researcher,  Ryerson University 

Dr. Chris Gibbs, Hospitality and Tourism Researcher, Ryerson University

The event was moderated by Diane Francis, award-winning columnist, bestselling author, investigative journalist, television commentator and screenplay writer.

Tourism Research Ontario
Ryerson Tourism Research

Contact Information

Address:
575 Bay Street (entrance at 55 Dundas Street West)
Room: TRS 3-175, 9th floor Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 2C3

Mailing Address:
350 Victoria Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5B 2K3

Tech Tourist Event

The Tech Tourist event was an industry event held on November 18, 2015 hosted by the Institute of Hospitality and Tourism Research. The event brought together Dr. Anne Hardy and Dr. Kelly MacKay; two experts who shared real time, applicable and newsworthy technology research in the tourism industry.

Dr. Anne Hardy is a senior lecturer at the University of Tasmania and Director of the Tourism Research and Education Network. She will present on Tracking Tourists’ Travel: using GPS technology and apps to understand visitor movement and spontaneous decision making.

Dr. Kelly MacKay is  Associate Dean Research and Graduate Programs at Ryerson University. She present on the use of mobile devices in a festival context

 

The State of the American Traveler – The Generations Edition Webinar

The State of the American Traveler from Destination Analysts is one of the nation’s leading tourism research reports on American leisure travel. The July 2015 webinar took an in-depth look at how different Generations of Americans, plan, book and enjoy travel. Some significant differences emerged in recent years and the latest research took a deeper dive on these trends. Join Erin Francis Cummings of Destinations Analysts and Chris Adams of Miles hosted this free webinar held in association with the Southeast Tourism Society. This event provided information, insights and practical takeaways for marketing.

Presenter: Erin Francis Cummings of Destination Analysts

Moderator: Chris Adams, Miles

Webinar was held in association with South East Tourism Society and the STS Marketing College

Research Symposium: Digital Media and Hospitality and Tourism

On Friday, March 14th, 2013, the Ted Rogers Institute for Tourism and Hospitality Research hosted a one day conference to discuss topics related to digital media and hospitality and tourism. Researchers from the Ted Rogers School for Hospitality and Tourism Management at Ryerson University and Department of Tourism and Urban Studies at the UQAM School of Management (ESG).

Topics included:

Use of social media by destination marketing organizations, Social media influences on travel planning, Social media’s impact on street food restaurants’ performance in Montreal, The mediating influence of trust in the acceptance of the mobile wallet, Early adoption by Canadian travellers of Monarc.ca, an online hotel review website designed as an inter-organisational information system.

Digital Restaurant Event

The HTM Institute hosted the Digital Restaurant Project on Friday March 16th, 2013. The purpose of the event was to explore the impact of social media and technology on the restaurant industry in Canada. Two key social media themes that emerged at the event were reputation management and social media programs.

Contact Information

Address:
575 Bay Street (entrance at 55 Dundas Street West)
Room: TRS 3-175, 9th floor Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 2C3

Mailing Address:
350 Victoria Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5B 2K3