Minsummer (Minkaku) is a Japanese expression that generally means that travelers and others stay in public houses,
In particular, it is used when the guest pays the price. In addition, it may be used synonymously with homestay.
Services equivalent to Japanese nights stay widely in the West and Europe, but as a term including a wide range,
Vacation rental (English: Vacation rental) is generally used.
Vacation rental (rental) subject facilities are from villas in resort areas such as Hawaii, Florida, Mediterranean Sea,
It encompasses condominiums in large cities such as New York and London. Also, the form of the transaction is various,
From homestay and farm stay based on utilization of individual owned property (C to C type)
Including large-scale rental projects (B to C type) implemented by corporations such as real estate companies.
Both of these projects aimed at travelers who are not satisfied with hotel accommodation,
It is widely used as an option to supplement demand not covered by facilities such as hotels.
Since the 2000s, a company that provides a rental platform between the host (lender) and the guest (borrower) appears on the Internet,
Vacation rental showed a new development. Airbnb (Air B & B) is known as a representative company.
In addition, Expedia and travel website management company such as Trip Advisor are under umbrella
Case with subsidiary specialized for vacation rental, hotel reservation including booking dot com
There are cases involving both vacation rental and cases where hotel management company has subsidiary of vacation rental management like Accor Hotels.
In these companies, Airbnb based on the sharing economy, HomeAway handling rental of private homes and villas,
You can also see the difference depending on the property you handle, such as Booking dot com handling many rental properties by corporations.
Regarding the legal positioning of these services In recent years in Europe and the United States, the movement of the country or each municipality to enact legislation has spread. The correspondence is variously divided.