Regulators’ appetites and development of sharing in Russia

The future of the accommodation sharing sector greatly depends on the regulator, TIARCENTER CEO Anton Gubnitsyn told RBC reporters. The ban on hostels in residential buildings may shift tourist traffic towards apartment renting or, conversely, may intimidate sharing platforms. Such bills may whet the appetite of the state for restrictions and potentially affect companies outside the hostel industry.

You can find the original RBC article on the sharing economy from the RIF+CIB supplement here .