Online accommodation platform major Airbnb today said it has signed agreements with North Eastern Council (NEC) and NETDC to boost tourism in the hilly region.
Apart from NEC and NETDC, MoUs have also been signed with North East Rural Livelihood Project (NERLP) and North Eastern Region Community Resource Management Society (NERCRMS), Airbnb said in a statement.
Under the MoU, NEC, North East Tourism Development Council (NETDC) and Airbnb have agreed to expand tourism in the North-East through Airbnb’s global platform and improve the quality of home-stay facilities and unique properties.
As per the MoU, they will also provide and promote outstanding tourism resources in the North-East and cooperate to improve the regulatory environment for home sharing there.
Airbnb looks forward to supporting the economic growth of the North-East by drawing more tourists to the region, he added.
Founded in 2008, Airbnb accommodation marketplace currently offers access to millions of places to stay in more than 191 countries.