“New York wasn’t at the top when it came to Airbnb — that went to Boston and Cancun. Boston rents are naturally high but they are also driven up by ample demand from the many colleges in the area, GoEuro said. In Cancun, the apartments available on Airbnb tend to be luxury vacation homes that carry a premium price tag.”
Based on the high ratio of travelers and travel bloggers I come across who are from Boston, I’m not completely surprised.
The Most Expensive City to Use Airbnb? It’s Not What You’d Expect (Wall Street Journal) via GoEuro.