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Review and research framework on proliferation of Airbnb accommodation platform

Tiamiyu, Tosin and Hussin, Nazimah (2019) Review and research framework on proliferation of Airbnb accommodation platform. International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences, 9 (12). pp. 77-89. ISSN 2222-6990

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.6007/IJARBSS/v9-i12/6673


This study reviews and synthesis academic research on Airbnb accommodation service within the time frame of 2013 to 2018. After an evaluation and screening process, total of 42 published articles on social science database were selected and reviewed. Articles were analysed and categorized accordingly into different themes. The findings reveal that there are more studies on Airbnb in terms of its effect on incumbent businesses, gentrification of communities, issues of legality and regulation, influences and impact of Airbnb host. However, despite the importance of technology as a driver of sharing economy platform, there remains a paucity of evidence on technological advancement as a catalyst of proliferation of Airbnb accommodation service. Through context analysis, it was revealed that the literature on Airbnb in the continent of Africa is very scanty. This study provides a precise and organizes the knowledge basis for future research on Airbnb and proposed a conceptual framework on the explosive growth of Airbnb. Also provide the current trends on the topic and presents a comprehensive future research agenda.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Airbnb, Research Framework
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Divisions:International Business School
ID Code:89809
Deposited By: Widya Wahid
Deposited On:04 Mar 2021 10:45
Last Modified:04 Mar 2021 10:45

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