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Baton Rouge residents made $163K renting homes on Airbnb for LSU football games this year


And homes in Tuscaloosa and Auburn, Alabama generated $726,000 combined on University of Alabama and Auburn home-game weekends, AL.com reported.


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LSU head coach Ed Orgeron sings the alma mater with his players and wife Kelly Orgeron after LSU's football game against Texas A&M at Tiger Stadium Saturday Nov25, 2017, in Baton Rouge, La.LSU won 45-21. ADVOCATE STAFF PHOTO BY BILL FEIG Facebook Twitter Email Print Save #modal-image-749229f4-6c8e-56db-ab34-c9987bd815e2 img { max-height: 1227px; } jQuery(document).ready(function($){ function asset_prevNextContent(oAsset, sPos){ var sPosTitle = (sPos === 'prev') ? 'Previous' : 'Next Up'; var sPosDir = (sPos === 'prev') ? 'left' : 'right'; var sURL = (sPos === 'prev') ? oAsset.url+'#tncms-source=article-nav-prev' : oAsset.url+'#tncms-source=article-nav-next'; var iTextTrun = 80; var sImage = '; if( oAsset.preview && oAsset.preview != 'undefined' ){ iTextTrun = 60; sImage = '+ '+ '+ '; } var sContent = '+ '+ '+ '+sPosTitle.substr(0,4)+'+ '+ '+ '+ '+ ''+ '+sPosTitle+'+ '+ sImage+ '+ '+__tnt.truncateStr(oAsset.title,85,'…')+'+ '+__tnt.truncateStr(oAsset.summary,iTextTrun,'…')+'+ '+ ' '+ '; '; return sContent; } $.get('http://www.theadvocate.com/tncms/search/mlt/?origin=4a0db704-deb1-11e7-837b-b3f52839c9f9&app=editorial&preview=1&type=article%2Ccollection%2Cvideo%2Cyoutube').then(function(oResponse, sStatus, oXHR){ if( typeof oResponse.assets === 'object' && oResponse.assets.length > 0 ){ var oPrev,oNext = null; // try to match in index $(oResponse.assets).each(function(i,oAsset){ if( oAsset.id === '4a0db704-deb1-11e7-837b-b3f52839c9f9' ){ oNext = oResponse.assets[(i+1)]; oPrev = oResponse.assets[(i-1)]; return false; } }); // no index match if( !oNext && !oPrev ){ oPrev = oResponse.assets[0]; oNext = oResponse.assets[1]; // end of list, prev no next } else if( !oNext && oPrev ){ oNext = oResponse.assets[0]; // start of list, next no prev } else if( oNext && !oPrev ){ oPrev = oResponse.assets[(oResponse.assets.length-1)]; } // append links if( oPrev ){ $('#paging-prev-4a0db704-deb1-11e7-837b-b3f52839c9f9').append(asset_prevNextContent(oPrev, 'prev')).show(); setTimeout(function(){ $('#paging-prev-4a0db704-deb1-11e7-837b-b3f52839c9f9').removeClass('offset'); }, 200); } if( oNext ){ $('#paging-next-4a0db704-deb1-11e7-837b-b3f52839c9f9').append(asset_prevNextContent(oNext)).show(); setTimeout(function(){ $('#paging-next-4a0db704-deb1-11e7-837b-b3f52839c9f9').removeClass('offset'); }, 200); // fix conflicting content $('.share-container.headline-right').addClass('hidden-sm'); } // bind tracking event handlers $('#asset-paging-4a0db704-deb1-11e7-837b-b3f52839c9f9 a').on('click', function(e){ var sAction = ($(this).data('direction') === 'right') ? 'next' : 'previous'; __tnt.trackEvent({'category':'tnt-prev-next','action':sAction, 'label':'article', 'value':'1'}); return true; }); } }, function(){ __tnt.log('Error: '+ sStatus); });var bPrevNextScroll = false; $(window).on('scroll mousewheel', function(){ if( !bPrevNextScroll && $('.asset-body').length > 0 && !$('body').hasClass('trigger-disabled') && !__tnt.elementOnScreen('#asset-photo-carousel') ){ bPrevNextScroll = true; var sNextTrigger = 'trigger-next'; setTimeout(function(){ if( __tnt.elementOnScreen('.asset-body', 250) ){ $('body').removeClass(sNextTrigger); } else { $('body').addClass(sNextTrigger); } bPrevNextScroll = false; }, 200); } });$(window).on("load resize", function(){ var sCondTrigger = 'trigger-condensed'; if( window.innerWidth > 991 && window.innerWidth 25, 2017, in Baton Rouge, La.LSU won 45-21. ADVOCATE STAFF PHOTO BY BILL FEIG Facebook Twitter Email Print Save #ndn-video-player-1.ndn_embedded .ndn_floatContainer { margin-top: 10px; margin-bottom: 20px; } var _ndnq = _ndnq || []; _ndnq.push(['embed']); #ndn-video-player-2.ndn_embedded .ndn_floatContainer { margin-top: 10px; margin-bottom: 20px; } var _ndnq = _ndnq || []; _ndnq.push(['embed']); Baton Rouge residents earned more than $163,000 by renting their homes out on Airbnb during LSU's six home football game weekends this season, the company said in a news release Monday."For fans and rivals who travel long distances to see the Tigers play, the availability of Airbnb listings gives them the opportunity to see their favorite team and players throughout the collegiate football season -- while also enjoying all the comforts of home in contrast to what they would receive with traditional accommodations," the news release reads.

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