Articles tagged “brian chesky”

Online Travel

The Highest Paid Online Travel Agency CEOs

There is a degree of irrationality in CEO pay on many levels, including the companies' relative performance. The pay disclosures also expose the wide disparity in employee pay at Booking versus Airbnb.

The Highest Paid Online Travel Agency CEOs

Online Travel

Expedia CEO Takes Shot at Airbnb Chief Brian Chesky’s Long-Term Stays Mantra

Expedia Group's Peter Kern may or may not be correct in his claim that the trend toward long-term stays will eventually weaken to a considerable degree. On the other hand, his Vrbo vacation rental brand probably could have done more to capitalize on the trend.

Expedia CEO Takes Shot at Airbnb Chief Brian Chesky’s Long-Term Stays Mantra

Short-Term Rentals

Airbnb Looks to Recruit More Hosts to Meet Demand After Record 2021

By the numbers alone — around 4 million hosts — Airbnb hasn't made much progress in host recruitment despite marketing campaigns, easing the onboarding process, and pairing hosts with super host mentors. But there is a pandemic still going on, and Asia-Pacific has largely not rebounded.

Airbnb Looks to Recruit More Hosts to Meet Demand After Record 2021

Online Travel

Airbnb’s Newest Influencer Is …. CEO Brian Chesky

Airbnb has been a savvy public relations practitioner throughout the years, and the volume of press releases the company churns out annually is legion. Brian Chesky's yearlong digital nomad stint aligns with the company's brand narrative and marketing strategy.

Airbnb’s Newest Influencer Is …. CEO Brian Chesky

Hotels

Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky on the Future of Crypto and Metaverse in Travel

The intersections of identity and trust inherent in blockchain with travel and travel as a counter to the isolationism of metaverse makes for interesting applications in the coming future.

Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky on the Future of Crypto and Metaverse in Travel

Short-Term Rentals

Airbnb CEO Sees the New Age of Mobility Redefining the World of Travel

Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky presented his vision for a dramatically changed travel industry of the future. The issue that no one can answer right is how enduring some of these trends will be.

Airbnb CEO Sees the New Age of Mobility Redefining the World of Travel

Online Travel

Skift Global Forum Preview: Expedia CEO Sees Airbnb as ‘One-Dimensional’

Peter Kern is correct that Expedia Group currently offers broader travel services than do Airbnb and Booking Holdings, but whether Expedia can gain ground on its rivals and can execute on its strategy are entirely different questions.

Skift Global Forum Preview: Expedia CEO Sees Airbnb as ‘One-Dimensional’

Hotels

Airbnb to Introduce Host Improvements and Flexible Search Tools for Guests

Airbnb is pledging to make improvements to hosts' tools, some of which the company merely announced because implementation will take several months. Hosts will be looking to see if there is substance beyond public relations exercises.

Airbnb to Introduce Host Improvements and Flexible Search Tools for Guests

Hotels

Airbnb CEO Got $120 Million in Stock Grants in 2020, Post-Blockbuster IPO

Brian Chesky's $120 million stock grant may rankle many, but he's pledging to contribute $100 million of it to a host endowment fund.

Airbnb CEO Got $120 Million in Stock Grants in 2020, Post-Blockbuster IPO

Hotels

Airbnb Outlines 2021 Vision After Weathering $4.6 Billion Pandemic Year Loss

Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky said what the company's customers really want are unique stays and experiences offered by individual hosts. That means expanding Airbnb's hotel business doesn't seem to be the priority it once was. And, oh yeah, the proliferation of corporate hosts like Sonder and others, doesn't mesh with what Chesky believes travelers desire.

Airbnb Outlines 2021 Vision After Weathering $4.6 Billion Pandemic Year Loss