Welcoming guests to Mississippi

Welcoming guests to Mississippi

In December, Andrea Falcetto attended Mississippi Host Club conference as an Airbnb host. There, she learned that between 2017 and 2018, Mississippi Airbnb hosts earned a combined income of $7.2 million dollars while $1 million dollars was earned in taxes which then...
Providing the experience guests want

Providing the experience guests want

When Rachel Sugg first heard about Airbnb doing well in Jackson, she was skeptical. She, like many others, associated Airbnb with young people and vacation destinations. However, since she and her husband incorporated Airbnb into their real estate business two years...
A positive, engaging, Southern experience

A positive, engaging, Southern experience

It’s common knowledge that Mississippi receives plenty of negative coverage in the news. Whether it’s fair or not, Janelle Hederman and her brother, Will, are working to change that.  They view their Airbnb property as a place that provides a positive, engaging,...
An ambassador for Jackson

An ambassador for Jackson

While the Jackson City Council considers an ordinance which could drastically limit Airbnb and other short-term rental properties in the area, Jan Serpente continues to maintain and prepare her cottage in anticipation of her next guests. She first learned of Airbnb...