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This Dublin area is one of Airbnb's 'neighbourhoods to watch' in 2017

Places from Europe, the US, Asia and Australia all make the cut.

Deer may or may not be one of the reasons people like the Phoenix Park area so much
Deer may or may not be one of the reasons people like the Phoenix Park area so much
Image: Sam Boal/RollingNews.ie

AIRBNB HAS RELEASED a list of neighbourhoods to watch in 2017 based on the fastest growing areas where people are using their service.

Neighbourhoods from all over the world make the grade, which is based on percentage growth of inbound guest arrivals at listings on Airbnb this year compared to 2015.

The Phoenix Park area of Dublin is 15th on a list of 17. The area has seen 180% growth in 2016.

Here’s the full list:

1. Milneburg in New Orleans, Louisiana – 1500% growth

2. Kampung Bayu in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – 976% growth

3. Fitzroy in Melbourne, Australia – 770% growth

4. Konohana-ku in Osaka, Japan – 609% growth

5. Chutes-Lavie in Marseille, France – 604% growth

6. Rockcliffe Smythe in Toronto, Canada – 497% growth

7. Midtown in Miami, Florida – 430% growth

8. Narvarte in Mexico City, Mexico – 264% growth

9. West Seattle in Seattle, Washington – 230% growth

10. Usera in Madrid, Spain – 228% growth

11. Din Daeng/Huai Khwang in Bangkok, Thailand – 218% growth

12. Chippendale in Sydney, Australia – 204% growth

13. Daehangno in Seoul, South Korea – 203% growth

14. Lyndale in Minneapolis, Minnesota – 193% growth

15. Phoenix Park in Dublin, Ireland – 180% growth

16. Chacarita in Buenos Aires, Argentina – 172% growth

17. Žižkov in Prague, Czech Republic – 103% growth

The figures are based on the travel patterns of more than 140 million guest arrivals at three million homes listed on Airbnb worldwide.

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