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After NYC, Buffalo was state's busiest summer Airbnb destination

Airbnb hosts in Buffalo had a busy summer. The Queen City was the only place in New York state to host more Airbnb travelers than New York City.

About 350 hosts in Buffalo have handled roughly 29,000 guest arrivals since Memorial Day, earning about $2.5 million according to Airbnb. As of July, the typical Buffalo host brought in $8,500 in revenue from short-term rentals listed on Airbnb.

After Buffalo, the most popular New York locations were Ithaca, Saratoga Springs and Niagara Falls.

There have been roughly 1.2 million guest arrivals in New York since May 25, up from 933,000 last summer, according to Airbnb. Guests came from all 50 states and more than 200 countries. On average, New York hosts made $4,100 this summer, up from $3,400 last summer.

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