Fedhasa calls for Airbnb to abide by industry rules

Tourism and hospitality lobbying body, Fedhasa, is calling on government to intervene and safeguard the tourism sector.

Tshifhiwa Tshivengwa, CEO of Fedhasa, says they are calling on government to regulate Airbnb.

As hotel operators, there are certain regulations that we need to follow, form health and safety, issues of liquor licensing and labour.

Tshifhiwa Tshivengwa, CEO of Fedhasa

Now there's someone who is coming into the space and not following any of the regulations that we are following and spending money on...

Tshifhiwa Tshivengwa, CEO of Fedhasa

We are saying let's equalise the playing field so that we are all following the same set of rules. If we are saying the rules are not good enough then let it be so for everyone.

Tshifhiwa Tshivengwa, Fedhasa

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