Articles tagged “airbnb”

Booking Holdings’ Agoda Takes a Distinctive Approach on Short-Term Rentals

Booking Holdings’ Agoda Takes a Distinctive Approach on Short-Term Rentals

Dan Peltier, Skift

3 days ago

Tours and Experiences: The Next Great Untapped Market in Online Travel

Tours and Experiences: The Next Great Untapped Market in Online Travel

Dan Peltier and Andrew Sheivachman , Skift

Vacationers want to experience something new and are tired of the same old tours and activities. While global tour operators are baking more customization into their products, digital distribution is changing the way local operators do business.

6 days ago

Skift Global Forum Preview: Airbnb’s Greg Greeley on Building a Travel Superbrand

Skift Global Forum Preview: Airbnb’s Greg Greeley on Building a Travel Superbrand

Deanna Ting, Skift

Can lightning strike twice for Airbnb when it comes to disrupting the travel industry and accommodations as we know it? Whether it does (or not), the company's head of homes, Greg Greeley, will play a huge role in determining the company's future and its ability to become that superbrand of travel.

7 days ago

CitizenM Founders: ‘Our Industry Still Has a Lot of Growing to Do’

CitizenM Founders: ‘Our Industry Still Has a Lot of Growing to Do’

Deanna Ting, Skift

For CitizenM, growth means looking at the hospitality industry in a different way.

7 days ago

Sao Paulo Could See Airbnb Listings Surge Thanks to New Zoning Laws

Sao Paulo Could See Airbnb Listings Surge Thanks to New Zoning Laws

Fabiola Moura, Bloomberg

Airbnb lists about 14,000 ads for properties in Sao Paulo. New zoning rules may add to the supply, as the city allows mixed-use buildings near transport hubs, which will mean more short-term rentals.

1 week ago

Treating Business Travelers Like Real People

Treating Business Travelers Like Real People

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

As homesharing becomes more deeply ingrained into the corporate travel ecosystem, exciting new opportunities for improving the business travel experience will emerge.

2 weeks ago

How Homesharing Hit the Corporate Travel Mainstream

How Homesharing Hit the Corporate Travel Mainstream

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Now that Airbnb has integrated its own Experiences product into its business travel platform, it seems like only a matter of time until more options and add-ons are added to the stable.

3 weeks ago

Airbnb Starts Move Into Meetings

Airbnb Starts Move Into Meetings

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Airbnb's new offerings will prove valuable for companies that don't want to source and plan their own intricate offsite experiences. A wider push into distributing meeting space, though, isn't here yet.

3 weeks ago

Airbnb for Work Brings Meeting Spaces and Experiences to Business Travelers

Airbnb for Work Brings Meeting Spaces and Experiences to Business Travelers

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Airbnb is going to integrate Airbnb Experiences and curated lists of meeting-appropriate homes into its booking tool. Initial feedback has been strong, so it's probably only a matter of time until Airbnb builds partnerships in other areas.

3 weeks ago

A Rise in Peak Occupancy Nights This Year Is Helping Hotels

A Rise in Peak Occupancy Nights This Year Is Helping Hotels

Deanna Ting, Skift

More high-demand nights means more business, but can the trend continue?

3 weeks ago

Airbnb Sues New York City to Block New Law It Says Violates Privacy Rights

Airbnb Sues New York City to Block New Law It Says Violates Privacy Rights

Olivia Zaleski and Gerrit De Vynck, Bloomberg

Another month, another lawsuit in the ongoing battle between Airbnb and New York City. We foresee much more wrangling to come.

1 month ago

Airbnb Appoints First Woman to Its Board

Airbnb Appoints First Woman to Its Board

Olivia Zaleski , Bloomberg

We were wondering when Airbnb would get around to bringing a little diversity to its board. Good first step. Keep going.

1 month ago