Hersha Hospitality Trust (NYSE:HT) doesn't receive the same amount of press as hot upstart Airbnb, but could the well-established REIT be the better buy between the two?

In the the following video, financial analysts David Hanson and Matt Koppenheffer debate the future of the hotel industry and pick between becoming a part-owner of Airbnb or Hersha Hospitality Trust.

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