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Airbnb for Work Claims 700,000 Businesses as Bookings Tripled for Second Year in a Row

Airbnb for Work

Business travelers are increasingly ditching hotels and flocking to Airbnb, according to data revealed today by the home-sharing platform. The company announced that bookings made through its Airbnb for Work program, which was recently rebranded from Airbnb for Business, tripled between 2016 and 2017 — an increase similar to that seen in the 2015-2016 period. But more than this, Airbnb has announced that 700,000 companies are now using Airbnb for Work, up from the 250,000 it reported in April last year, with some notable new clients, including Gap and Twitter. (VentureBeat )

About Airbnb

Founded in 2008, Airbnb is a global travel community that offers magical end-to-end trips, including where you stay, what you do and the people you meet. The company uniquely leverages technology to economically empower millions of people around the world to unlock and monetize their spaces, passions and talents to become hospitality entrepreneurs. The accommodation marketplace offers access to millions of places to stay in more than 191 countries, from apartments and villas to castles, treehouses and B&Bs. With Experiences, people can see a different side to a destination through unique, handcrafted activities run by locals, while a partnership with Resy provides access to the best local restaurants in selected countries. All of this is brought together in one easy-to-use and beautifully designed website and app. (source)