Airbnb divides Central Coast tourism operators over questions of fairness

 Owners Corporation Network’s Stephen Goddard. Picture: John Feder

Owners Corporation Network’s Stephen Goddard. Picture: John Feder

FED-UP tourism operators and strata chiefs are calling for an immediate crackdown on the “near-lawless” world of Airbnb as the online accommodation booking platform booms on the Central Coast.

On the eve of the region’s peak holiday season, the Express­ Advocate can reveal Airbnb — which has an estimated global worth of $42 billion — is growing at a faster rate on the Coast than in Sydney.