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Key questions facing Airbnb ahead of its IPO
Key questions facing Airbnb ahead of its IPO
By Pierre Becerril - Transparent | December 3, 2020
By redefining traveler expectations and establishing a new type of lodging, Airbnb built the second-most valuable travel company in the world in just a decade. Now, as public market investors consider... Read More
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Sounding Off: The promise of a new marketing process won't be easy to reach
Sounding Off: The promise of a new marketing process won't be easy to reach
By PhocusWire | November 27, 2020
In a market where travelers are anxious about getting on the road again, previous positive experiences with companies (the trust factor) might play a major role in shifting where people start their... Read More
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Airbnb's IPO filing - what the travel industry can learn from a unique marketing playbook
Airbnb's IPO filing - what the travel industry can learn from a unique marketing playbook
By Mario Gavira | November 23, 2020
Here are some key learnings that marketers might want to keep in the back of their minds when travel comes back and the marketing battle heats up again. Read More
Opinion | Online
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Booking Holdings boss talks pressure on hotels and the private accommodation trend
By Linda Fox | November 20, 2020
Glenn Fogel discusses how changes in the lodging market could be beneficial to large distributors - meaning hotels could face an uphill battle ahead. Read More
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Booking.com now requires rental properties to meet minimal cleanliness score
By Mitra Sorrells | November 19, 2020
Properties that do not have an average score of at least six out of 10 by May will be removed from the Booking.com platform. Read More
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"Perfect timing" - Travel industry reacts to Airbnb's IPO filing
"Perfect timing" - Travel industry reacts to Airbnb's IPO filing
By Jill Menze | November 18, 2020
With Airbnb filing for its long-awaited initial public offering, experts weigh in on what it means for the travel industry. Read More
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Airbnb's IPO registration shows it's ready to join the big leagues
Airbnb's IPO registration shows it's ready to join the big leagues
By Kevin May | November 17, 2020
On the eve of its debut on the public markets, documents filed this week indicate that it is ready move in comfortably alongside the likes of Expedia Group and Booking Holdings. Read More
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Online travel platforms dispute "gatekeeper" claims as Europe readies digital legislation
By Linda Fox | November 11, 2020
Proposals for new European digital legislation in Europe could include online travel players such as Airbnb and Booking.com. Read More
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How Airbnb has resisted the pandemic, adapted to new demands
How Airbnb has resisted the pandemic, adapted to new demands
By Kevin May | November 4, 2020
Data shows where Airbnb sits in the wider accommodation ecosystem, as brands attempt to form some basis of recovery. Read More
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Phocuswright Conference 2020 Preview: It's a period of reckoning for hotels
Phocuswright Conference 2020 Preview: It's a period of reckoning for hotels
By Kevin May | October 27, 2020
The pre-pandemic fierce yet healthy competition between hotels and rentals for the leisure traveler is now more acute than it has ever been. It's going to be a tough ride ahead. Read More
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Domio co-founders resign following Airbnb review
Domio co-founders resign following Airbnb review
By Donna M. Airoldi - BTN | September 29, 2020
Airbnb will reinstate Domio's listings on the platform following the resignation of co-founders CEO Jay Roberts and chief strategy officer Adrian Lam. Read More
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Debut pitch decks from Uber and Airbnb - everyone started somewhere
Debut pitch decks from Uber and Airbnb - everyone started somewhere
By Kevin May | September 28, 2020
Like all startups, Airbnb and Uber had to persuade partners and investors to support their ideas with finance and agreements. So how did they do it? Read More
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Airbnb makes big changes to its cancellation policy, eliminating certain guest protections
By Mitra Sorrells | September 24, 2020
The new policy, developed with input from hosts, eliminates many personal situations such as illness from coverage but adds coverage for pandemics and natural disasters. Read More
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Airbnb launches new portal with resources for governments, tourism organizations
By Mitra Sorrells | September 24, 2020
Airbnb says it has created the new "City Portal" to help communities benefit from its marketplace. Read More
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Booking.com introduces longer-stay rates
Booking.com introduces longer-stay rates
By Christina Jelski - Travel Weekly | September 22, 2020
The move is largely designed to bolster Booking.com's homes and apartments business, which has accounted for a growing share of the brand's bookings mid-pandemic. Read More
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