New Airbnb Hosts in Smoky Mountains Earn $ 3.9 Million in 2021

KNOXVILLE, Tennessee (WATE) – According to Airbnb, the world’s online accommodation and vacation rental platform, the Smoky Mountains are among the top 10 most profitable regions in the country for new Airbnb hosts with just one listing.

These new single-owned hosts in the Smoky Mountains earned nearly $ 4 million in the first half of 2021, ranking sixth on the Top 10 list behind places like Los Angeles and the south Florida Gulf Coast.

Top 10 Most Profitable Areas for New Airbnb Hosts with 1 Listing in the United States
  1. Atlanta: $ 8.5 million
  2. South Florida Gulf Coast: $ 8 million
  3. Phoenix: $ 6.3 million
  4. Los Angeles: $ 6.2 million
  5. North Carolina Coast: $ 4 million
  6. Smoky mountains: $ 3.9 million
  7. Poconos: $ 3.5 million
  8. Houston: $ 3.3 million
  9. Catskills and Hudson Valley: $ 3.1 million
  10. Denver: $ 2.9 million

Half of the new listings that were both activated and booked in early 2021 received a booking request within four days, and the average annual revenue per host who hosted at least one guest was 9,600, according to an Airbnb statement. $.

According to a National Park Service statement, more than 12 million visitors to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park spent more than $ 1 billion in communities near the park in 2020 and supported 14,707 jobs in the area.

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