6-Travel Con­nec­tions

ArabAd - - TRENDS -

shar­ing con­sumers is ris­ing, with 68 per­cent of MEA Mil­len­ni­als claim­ing they are open to shar­ing their personal property with oth­ers.

For trav­ellers look­ing for a place to stay, Sakanly and Home­away.ae, are re­gional ver­sions of Airbnb, match­ing property own­ers with hol­i­day­mak­ers look­ing for the per­fect ac­com­mo­da­tion.

Be­yond P2P ac­com­mo­da­tion, new con­cepts that lever­age the con­ve­nience of travel con­nec­tions are also emerg­ing; Dubai-based Sheaply and its ri­val Friend­shippr, al­low peo­ple to rent space in peo­ple’s lug­gage, and ship pack­ages to over­seas friends through trav­ellers fly­ing to the same des­ti­na­tion.

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