Airbnb


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Airbnb revenue climbs 5% as travel rebounded in Q1 2021
By Jill Menze | May 13, 2021
Airbnb revenue grew 5% to $887 million in the first quarter of 2021, though losses mounted to $1.2 billion. Read More
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Airbnb expands remote work partner program
By Mitra Sorrells | May 7, 2021
Airbnb is providing gifts cards for remote workers to stay in one of their properties in communities that are trying to entice them to relocate. Read More
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WTTC Global Summit: Clarity, certainty and collaboration keys to travel recovery
WTTC Global Summit: Clarity, certainty and collaboration keys to travel recovery
By Mitra Sorrells | April 27, 2021
More than 600 leaders from travel, tourism, government and the private sector are gathered for the World Travel and Tourism Council's Global Summit in Cancun, the organization's first in-person event... Read More
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Airbnb's brand vs. Booking.com's performance marketing – is there a playbook for recovery?
Airbnb's brand vs. Booking.com's performance marketing – is there a playbook for recovery?
By Mario Gavira | April 26, 2021
Channels where marketing dollars are being spent is only part of the equation. How your brand stands out from the pack and connects with customers is equally, if not more, important. Read More
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Vrbo puts new emphasis on helping its best hosts
Vrbo puts new emphasis on helping its best hosts
By Kevin May | April 13, 2021
To qualify as a Premier Host, owners must have a 90% or higher acceptance rate of guests, have cancelled on guests on less than 5% of occasions and have higher than a 4.3 rating from guests. Read More
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Sounding Off: Airbnb isn't a community - it's a business
Sounding Off: Airbnb isn't a community - it's a business
By PhocusWire | April 2, 2021
The real test of the company comes from hereon with its quarterly figures, strategic initiatives that boost them and destroying the competition. Read More
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Vrbo targets Airbnb “Superhosts” as rental competition heats up
By Jill Menze | April 1, 2021
Vrbo is offering experienced short-term rental hosts increased visibility through its new Fast Start program. Read More
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How the pandemic has impacted Airbnb supply
How the pandemic has impacted Airbnb supply
By Jill Menze | March 30, 2021
According to AirDNA, Airbnb lost 5% of its total listings from January through June of 2020. Read More
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How pandemic-led consumer behaviors might play out in travel
By Linda Fox | March 18, 2021
We look at some of Euromonitor's consumer trends for 2021 and how they're impacting travel and its attempts to recover from the coronavirus pandemic. Read More
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Airbnb's financial performance signifies shift in traveler behavior
Airbnb's financial performance signifies shift in traveler behavior
By Luca Zambello - Jurny | March 16, 2021
As travelers begin planning trips again, it is a good time to look at the trends driving Airbnb’s popularity and what they mean for business and leisure travel in 2021 and the years to come.  Read More
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Why virtual tours and activities will stick around after the pandemic
Why virtual tours and activities will stick around after the pandemic
By Mitra Sorrells | March 4, 2021
Companies providing online tours and activities - including Amazon - say they plan to keep virtual experiences around even after the pandemic ends. Read More
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Short-term rental bookings boom in the U.K. after roadmap announcement
Short-term rental bookings boom in the U.K. after roadmap announcement
By Jill Menze | March 3, 2021
Following Boris Johnson's announcement that the U.K. would ease lockdown plans, short-term rental bookings jumped 88% over the week prior. Read More
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Expedia Group and Booking Holdings slashed marketing by $6B in 2020 (but Airbnb now makes an entrance)
Expedia Group and Booking Holdings slashed marketing by $6B in 2020 (but Airbnb now makes an entrance)
By Kevin May | March 2, 2021
The body check on marketing spend by the two giants of online travel in 2020 ends a run of gradually slowing increases in prior years. Read More
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In first earnings report, Airbnb posts quarterly loss of $3.9B
In first earnings report, Airbnb posts quarterly loss of $3.9B
By Jill Menze | February 25, 2021
Despite a massive loss in the fourth quarter of 2020, CEO Brian Chesky says the pandemic has proved Airbnb's business is "inherently adaptable." Read More
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Collaboration: the key word for responsible recovery in vacation rentals
By Kevin Locraft - Expedia Group | February 25, 2021
To spur and sustain widespread economic recovery in the vacation rental sector, cities, platforms and vacation rental owners and managers must collaborate on effective public... Read More
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