Cheyenne Frontier Day Visitors Take Advantage Of Airbnb
CFD brings thousands of people to Cheyenne for the 10 days. The best performers the country could offer, with the number one outside rodeo in the world. Those performers, athletes and visitors all need a place to stay and the hotels are booked a year in advance.
Airbnb is the new trend when it comes to traveling out of town. According to the Wyoming Tribune Eagle, about 1,200 visitors used Airbnb during their stay in Cheyenne. That was a 145 percent increase from last years CFD.
Host families in Cheyenne earned a total of $152,00. That averaged out to $1,073 per house hold.
Airbnb is a place for people to put their house up for rent, either for short or long term. Home owners rent their house to strangers, sometimes the home owner is there while the renter is staying or most of the time the home owner leaves and the renter gets the whole house. Airbnb is just the broker, they earn a percentage of the service fees.
Next time you are heading out of town and don't want to stay in a hotel, try Airbnb out. Visit there website or download the app today.