In each financial year since and including 2018/19, please provide the total Scottish Government expenditure on Airbnb, including the justification and links to the listings booked, if available.
Total Scottish Government Expenditure on Airbnb
2021 to 31/01/2022
All purchases made for Airbnb accommodation have been made using the Scottish Government electronic Purchasing Card, details of which have been recorded on and sourced from the Scottish Procurement Information Hub, which records spend from over 100 Scottish Public Sector bodies (but not all public sector bodies).
The Hub does not provide detail of the justification for expenditure or any links to listings of booked accommodation. Airbnb has been used in the past when there is a critical business need and in exceptional circumstance, for example for self catered accommodation, that was not available through Corporate Travel Management (CTM) at very short notice.
The Scottish Government is committed to publishing all information released in response to Freedom of Information requests. View all FOI responses at http://www.gov.scot/foi-responses.
Please quote the FOI reference
Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000
The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
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