Airbnb


VIDEO: Airbnb on moving forward as a company
VIDEO: Airbnb on moving forward as a company
By PhocusWire | May 18, 2018
Airbnb has joined the ranks of brands in the industry that can generally fill a room whenever one of their executive comes along to speak. Read More
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In The Big Chair - Amiad Soto of Guesty
By Jill Menze | May 9, 2018
Amiad Soto co-founded Guesty alongside his twin brother in 2013. He has been named to Forbes Israel’s 30 under 30 list. Read More
Interview | Online
Security series part 1 threat landscape
Unlocking travel security, part 1: The threat landscape
By Mitra Sorrells | May 7, 2018
Equifax, Yahoo, Ebay – all major brands that have been the targets of cyber criminals, with millions of customers impacted in each case.   Read More
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STARTUP STAGE: Stay22 targets event accommodation
STARTUP STAGE: Stay22 targets event accommodation
By Kevin May | April 30, 2018
The event services platform has $750,000 in its back pocket after a recent funding round, helping with its mission to help organizers provide accommodation to attendees. Read More
Interview | Startups
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Airbnb makes foray into events with meeting planner tool
By Jill Menze | April 19, 2018
Airbnb is out to conquer yet another corner of the travel market with the launch of a new tool for meeting and event planners. Read More
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Airbnb aims to combat overtourism with new Office of Healthy Tourism
Airbnb aims to combat overtourism with new Office of Healthy Tourism
By Jill Menze | April 17, 2018
In an effort to spur economic growth through local and sustainable tourism, Airbnb has opened the Office of Healthy Tourism. Read More
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Phocuswright Europe 2018 Preview: Q&A with Airbnb's Jeroen Merchiers
Phocuswright Europe 2018 Preview: Q&A with Airbnb's Jeroen Merchiers
By PhocusWire | April 11, 2018
Ahead of the event, he discusses Airbnb's 10th anniversary, sustainable tourism and the company's European ambitions. Read More
Interview | Online
Vacation rental new association
Vacation rental "disruption" triggers new focus for association
By Mitra Sorrells | April 10, 2018
A new non-profit association is positioning itself to be the voice of vacation rental owners and managers as they deal with changes and challenges in their business model.   Read More
News | Distribution
Airbnb tests eliminating guest fees in new pilot program
Airbnb tests eliminating guest fees in new pilot program
By Jill Menze | April 9, 2018
Airbnb is asking select hosts to join a pilot program that removes guest fees from listings. Read More
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Guesty Agoda integration
Guesty adds Agoda to its vacation rental property management platform
By Mitra Sorrells | April 3, 2018
Guesty, a cloud-based system to manage short-term and vacation rental listings across multiple channels, is expanding its offerings with the integration of Agoda.   Read More
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travel influencer marketing report
The state of influencer marketing for travel brands
By Mitra Sorrells | March 29, 2018
Photos, blog posts and other content shared by social media influencers can be an effective way for brands to communicate with consumers – particularly since surveys have found that between one-third to... Read More
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Airbnb offers to de-list Chinese properties if hosts have data worries
By Jill Menze | March 28, 2018
Airbnb has alerted hosts in China that it will begin sharing host information with the Chinese government. Read More
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Airbnb claims 20,000 hosts apply for Plus, 1,100 hotels also want in
Airbnb claims 20,000 hosts apply for Plus, 1,100 hotels also want in
By Kevin May | March 22, 2018
Airbnb is clearly hoping its evolution of the brand to account for different types of properties will capture the attention of existing hosts. Read More
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PODCAST: PhocusWire PundIT Show #9
PODCAST: PhocusWire PundIT Show #9
By Kevin May | March 19, 2018
Valyn Perini, Stephen Joyce and Robert Cole get to grips with developments Airbnb and the potential for Amazon to make a return in travel (again). Read More
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A battle for hearts and homes - that would be Airbnb and Booking.com
A battle for hearts and homes - that would be Airbnb and Booking.com
By Douglas Quinby - Phocuswright | March 14, 2018
It's shaping up to become one of travel's great competitive rivalries: Airbnb versus Booking.com. Read More
Opinion | Online