FROM LOFT LIVING TO LUXURY VILLAS: WHY CAPE TOWN IS AFRICA’S #1 RANKED AIRBNB DESTINATION It’s not often that one comes across a city that offers it all in one neat package: incredible natural beauty, rich history, life changing local food, some of the best beaches in the world, world class wining and dining and a fascinating melting pot of cultures. It doesn’t take one long to realize why Cape Town has been voted best city in the world by the Telegraph Travel Awards for the fifth year running. At the Africa Travel Summit held in September this year, Airbnb announced that the company has hosted over 2 million guests in South Africa since launching in 2008. There are currently over 38 000 Airbnb hosts in South Africa and almost 40% of those are in Cape Town, ranked Airbnb’s most popular destination on the continent. Do you own your own city loft or seaside villa, but the admin of it all is getting you down? Airsorted, the world’s largest management company for Airbnb has hit the Cape Town shores. Airsorted South Africa, Country Manager, Tamara Latimer adds, “Cape Town has proven to be one of Airsorted’s fastest growing markets with the number of listings surpassing our flagship cities like Paris and Melbourne”. She says most of the properties under their management are secondary homes, used mainly as passive income generators or to service existing bonds. She also describes the local market as nuanced in some ways. “A top priority for South African homeowners is security, obviously, and this is why we run rigorous guest vetting before accepting bookings. Good cleaning is also very important to them and for this reason we source the majority of our housekeepers from the hotel industry”. With just 5 easy steps to hassle free hosting, Airsorted SA services include: managing guests, price optimisation, professional cleaning, price optimisation, 24-hour check in, property maintenance and guest vetting. For further information visit: https://www.airsorted.co.za/cape-town/about/ Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment.