Airbnb Ireland UC

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Overview

Lobbying Costs

1,250,000€ - 1,499,999€

Financial year: Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

7.25 Fte (11)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

3

High-level Commission meetings

24

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Airbnb Ireland UC

    EU Transparency Register

    823871417098-42 First registered on 24 Apr 2015

    Goals / Remit

    Founded in 2008, Airbnb’s mission is to create a world where people can belong when they travel by being connected to local cultures and having unique travel experiences. Its community marketplace provides access to millions of unique accommodations and experiences in thousands of cities and 191 countries.

    Airbnb is people powered and presents an accessible means for people to supplement their income from renting extra space in a home or from sharing their passions and interests.

    Main EU files targeted

    Digital policy, policy initiatives specifically related to the short-term rental sector and related services, consumer policy, tourism initiatives, e-Commerce, data sharing and data protection/ GDPR, taxation, Single Market and the Services Directive, competition policy, sustainability.

    Address

    Head Office
    Warehouse Building 8 Hanover Quay Grand Canal Dock
    Dublin
    IRELAND
    EU Office
    Square de Meeus 35
    Brussels 1000 - 1000
    BELGIUM

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    11

    Employment timeLobbyists
    100%4
    75%2
    50%2
    25%3

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    7.25

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    3 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 04 Mar 2024

    Name Start date End Date
    Mr Vladimir BEROUN 09 Jun 2023 07 Jun 2024
    Ms Georgina Browes 21 Apr 2023 19 Apr 2024
    Mr Barry MCKEON 14 Apr 2023 12 Apr 2024
    Ms Laura SCHIEMICHEN 06 Jan 2023 06 Jan 2024
    Ms Luise Anne CASTLUNGER 28 Sep 2022 01 Apr 2023
    Mr Vladimir BEROUN 29 Jun 2022 09 Jun 2023
    Ms Laura SCHIEMICHEN 04 Nov 2021 04 Nov 2022
    Ms Georgina Browes 04 Nov 2021 04 Nov 2022
    Ms Laura SCHIEMICHEN 19 Nov 2019 01 Dec 2020
    Ms Georgina Browes 09 Jan 2019 09 Jan 2020

    Complementary Information

    Airbnb also works with the following in the context of its EU policy work:
    Flint Global (https://flint-global.com/)
    Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP (https://www.freshfields.com/en-gb/contacts/contact-us/europe/brussels-office/) CMS (https://cms.law/en/bel/)

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories

    Category

    Companies & groups

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    DOT.Europe (formerly EDiMA)
    https://doteurope.eu/

    European Holiday Home Association
    http://ehha.eu/

    European Travel Commission (Associate Member)
    https://etc-corporate.org/

    EU travel tech (https://eutraveltech.eu/)

    PUBLIC - participation in work stream on technical specifications around EU STR data sharing (one-off project): https://www.public.io/

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    1,250,000€ - 1,499,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    NameAmount
    flint global 200,000€ - 299,999€
    freshfields bruckhaus deringer 50,000€ - 99,999€
    altermind 25,000€ - 49,999€

    Intermediaries for current year

    Name
    freshfields bruckhaus deringer
    flint global
    cms

    Closed year Costs

    1,250,000€ - 1,499,999€

    Other financial info

    We calculated the estimate of annual costs consistent with guidelines II.5. a) heading 14. It reflects staff costs and office expenses devoted to activities covered by the register, our in-house operational expenditure on relevant EU public affairs campaigns and advocacy, the amounts we spend with consultants and other third parties on activities covered by the register, and the portion of our membership fees with trade associations that is attributable to activities covered by the register.

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    none

    Groups (European Parliament)

    One-off participation in IMCO Workshop on the Digital Services Act (Feb 2020).
    One-off participation in Urban Intergroup event on STRs (Oct 2021).
    One-off participation in IMCO Delegation visit to Airbnb HQ in San Francisco (May 2022).
    One-off participation in TRAN Delegation visit to Airbnb office in Washington DC (Sept 2022).
    One-off participation in TRAN Workshop on EU STR Proposal (Dec 2022).One-off meeting with Cultural Heritage Intergroup Members on cultural heritage preservation via tourism and tech (Jan 2023).
    One-off participation in multi-stakeholder consultation session with Rapporteur MEP Cutajar on EU STR Proposal (April 2023).
    One-off participation in European Parliament Technical Workshop on EU STR Proposal co-hosted by MEP Kovarik and PUBLIC (May 2023).
    One-off participation in Policy Roundtable on EU STR Proposal and Czech STR Regulation co-hosted by MEP Kovarik (September 2023).

    Communication activities

    https://news.airbnb.com/eu-hub/
    https://twitter.com/airbnbpolicy?lang=en
    Brussels Politico Playbook: https://www.politico.eu/newsletter/brussels-playbook/vdls-fan-club-hello-king-charles-franco-italian-beef/
    Euractiv Partnership Hub: https://www.euractiv.com/section/digital/special_report/short-term-rental-upcoming-rules-and-existing-trends/

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    24 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't proactively publish information about these meetings. For more information about which commissioner is responsible for which portfolio, check out this link: https://commissioners.ec.europa.eu/index_en All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

    • Date 20 Dec 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject short term rentals and sustainable tourism
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Thierry Breton
      Portfolio Internal Market
      Attending
      • Maurits-Jan Prinz (Cabinet member)
      • Thierry Breton (Commissioner)
    • Date 24 Mar 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject discuss ukrainian refugees and actions taken by Airbnb
      DG Migration and Home Affairs
      Attending
      • Monique Pariat (Director-General)
    • Date 16 Feb 2022 Location Videoconference
      Subject Short Term rental
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Thierry Breton
      Portfolio Internal Market
      Attending
      • Maurits-Jan Prinz (Cabinet member)
      • Filomena Chirico (Cabinet member)
    • Date 08 Jun 2021 Location Videoconference
      Subject Regulation for short term rentals
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Thierry Breton
      Portfolio Internal Market
      Attending
      • Filomena Chirico (Cabinet member)
    • Date 17 Dec 2020 Location Brussels (virtual)
      Subject DSA, DMA
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager
      Portfolio Europe Fit for Digital Age
      Attending
      • Werner Stengg (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 08 Oct 2020 Location Brussels (webex)
      Subject Pandemic effects, practive work with local and national governments (e.g. on host registration, over-tourism), Digitl Services Act
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Ursula von der Leyen
      Portfolio President
      Attending
      • Anthony Whelan (Cabinet member)
    • Date 30 Sep 2020 Location Videoconference
      Subject Platforms regulation and sustainable tourism
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Thierry Breton
      Portfolio Internal Market
      Attending
      • Thierry Breton (Commissioner)
    • Date 24 Sep 2020 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject To discuss Digital Services Act
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager
      Portfolio Europe Fit for Digital Age
      Attending
      • Margrethe Vestager (Executive Vice-President)
      • Werner Stengg (Cabinet member)
    • Date 21 Nov 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject latest developments in the payments field; PSD2;AML
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio Euro and Social Dialogue, also in charge of Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
      Attending
      • Elina Melngaile (Cabinet member)
    • Date 16 Oct 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject rural tourism
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Phil Hogan
      Portfolio Agriculture &amp; Rural Development
      Attending
      • Phil Hogan (Commissioner)
    • Date 18 Sep 2018 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject CPC action concerning the EU consumer law compliance of the terms and conditions of Airbnb
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Věra Jourová
      Portfolio Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality
      Attending
      • Eduard Hulicius (Cabinet member)
      • Věra Jourová (Commissioner)
    • Date 18 Sep 2018 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Consumers protection
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Věra Jourová
      Portfolio Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality
      Attending
      • Wojtek Talko (Cabinet member)
      • Věra Jourová (Commissioner)
      • Eduard Hulicius (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 06 Sep 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Meeting to discuss the digital service tax.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Pierre Moscovici
      Portfolio Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs
      Attending
      • David Boublil (Cabinet member)
    • Date 06 Sep 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Platform-to-business
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Attending
      • Stig Joergen Gren (Cabinet member)
      • Juhan Lepassaar (Cabinet member)
    • Date 01 Mar 2017 Location Berlaymont
      Subject Collaborative Economy
      DG Inspire, Debate, Engage and Accelerate Action
      Attending
      • Ann Mettler (Director-General)
    • Date 08 Nov 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Internet platforms
      DG Günther Oettinger
      Attending
      • Thibaut Kleiner (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 20 Sep 2016 Location San Francisco
      Subject innovation, start-ups, collaborative economy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska
      Portfolio Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
      Attending
      • Fabrice Comptour (Cabinet member)
      • Tomasz Husak (Cabinet member)
      • Elżbieta Bieńkowska (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 05 Sep 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Collaborative economy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Attending
      • Sebastian Kuck (Cabinet member)
    • Date 08 Jul 2016 Location paris
      Subject collaborative economy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska
      Portfolio Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
      Attending
      • Fabrice Comptour (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 24 May 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Collaborative economy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska
      Portfolio Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
      Attending
      • Fabrice Comptour (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 24 May 2016 Location Amsterdam
      Subject Platforms, collaborative economy, startups
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Attending
      • Andrus Ansip (Vice-President)
      • Maximilian Strotmann (Cabinet member)
    • Date 29 Sep 2015 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Sharing ecnonomy and the accommodation sector
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Věra Jourová
      Portfolio Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality
      Attending
      • Eduard Hulicius (Cabinet member)
      • Simona Constantin (Cabinet member)
    • Date 28 Sep 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Digital Single Market
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Attending
      • Grzegorz Radziejewski (Cabinet member)
    • Date 28 Sep 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Digital Agenda, sharing economy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska
      Portfolio Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
      Attending
      • Fabrice Comptour (Cabinet member)
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