Airbnb

Airbnb accuses hotels of price gouging during holiday weekend

In an escalating war of words with the lodging industry, Airbnb on Thursday released a report documenting what it claims is price gouging by hotels …

Hospitality

10 ways your home can make money for you — without having to move out

Canada’s largest private default mortgage insurer suggests renting out your home on Airbnb might not be a bad way to get your property to generate …

Real Estate

The 30 Best Clothing Stores in Rio De Janeiro

#1<p>15 local Airbnb hosts recommend<p>Big store, good choice of staff<p>Louis Vuitton. Need I say more? This luxury brand is only blocks away.<p>Nespresso …

Rio De Janeiro

Airbnb etiquette tips for hosts and guests

Airbnb: It seems like everyone you know is doing it, whether hosting or staying at one. One of your buddies claims she pulls in an extra G a month …

Hospitality

5 Lessons Marketers Can Learn from Airbnb's Data Science Manager

May 25, 2017<p>Share this content:<p>The marketplace for short-term home rentals relies on data and testing and learning to drive ROI<p>Photo source: …

Marketing

A unicorn apart: Among private tech firms, Airbnb has pursued a distinct strategy

A unicorn apartAmong private tech firms, Airbnb has pursued a distinct strategy<p>Its culture is cohesive and its finances disciplined<p>print-edition …

Business (UK)

Is Airbnb Hurting Southern California's Housing Market?

The popular online vacation rental site Airbnb might be making it harder and more expensive for you to find an apartment or home to rent in Southern …

Sharing Economy

Airbnb is running its own internal university to teach data science

Tech companies, and increasingly even non-tech companies, are struggling with the fact that there are not enough trained data scientists to fill market demand. Every company has their own strategy for hiring and training, but Airbnb has taken things a step further — running its own university-style …

Data Science

Woman who claimed Airbnb renters were ‘roommates’ booted from pad

An appeals court didn’t buy a rent stabilized tenant’s claim that the 93 guests who paid $95-a-night to stay in her Greenwich Village two-bedroom …

New York City

Airbnb’s Instagram will give you the ultimate travel goals

Crafting aesthetically rich and pleasantly affordable experiences for travelers, Airbnb has thrived to reform the hospitality industry by connecting …

Travel

Scenic strolls

Insider Guidebook<p>Curated by Harold Ferrer, Photographer<p>About Harold<p>A lawyer by training, Harold is a photographer whose favorite subject is the city. …

Travel

Airbnb Adds Reservation Booking Through Resy, In San Francisco For Now

Airbnb tests its first integration with an outside party.<p>If you’re perusing Airbnb offerings in San Francisco, you might notice something new: reservation booking through Resy. Last November, Airbnb announced it would be integrating Resy’s reservation booking into its Trips platform, but this is …

San Francisco

Mainstream impact - nothing alternative about alternative accommodation now

It suited the industry vernacular for a long time to pigeon hole everything that wasn’t a hotel into the term “alternative accommodation”.<p>Long before …

Hospitality

The entire country of Sweden is listed on Airbnb

In an effort to boost tourism, Sweden is appealing to the Airbnb generation of travelers in an unusual way: by listing their entire country as available for stay.<p>Sweden is trying to educate and interest travelers in their concept of "Allemansrätten," otherwise known as "the freedom to …

Humor

5 Things to Look for When Booking an Airbnb with Family

Once you start traveling with kids, you develop a deeper appreciation for the vacation rental. Beyond the obvious amenities like kitchens with …

Marie Kondo

Airbnb Has Come to a Vermont Town and Some Residents Are Worried

Some residents in a district of historic homes and tidy gardens are worried that Airbnb could alter closely knit neighborhoods by creating a …

Housing

Planning your vacation? Airbnb plays tour guide with its updated For You tab

Why it matters to you<p>Don't know what to do now that you've arrived on your dream vacation? Airbnb can help with the new For You tab.<p>Finding suitable …

Travel

Use this simple change to save money on every AirBnB bookings

Airbnb is one of the most successful examples of companies following the sharing economy business models. Users can rent their own homes out or stay …

Frequent-flyer Programs

3 Creative Side Hustles for Foodies

If you can’t resist satiating your epicurean taste buds, you’re not alone. A study by Mintel, found that 68 percent of millennial Americans are self-proclaimed “foodies”.<p>Maintaining a food habit can be pricey, but the good news is that you can marry your passion for food and reaching your financial …

Hospitality

6 Airbnb experiences in 6 cities that will make you want to Live There now

6 Airbnb experiences in 6 cities that will make you want to Live There now<p>Often when people are out on a vacation, heading back to the hotel room’s …

Travel

Stay

RV/Camp Sites<p><b>SolarTown</b><br>Hwy 26 & Dogwood Lane, Madras<br>Four-day camping, food/beverage, security/medics<br>Dry RV & tent camping, portable restrooms/showers, …

North America

28 Questions to Ask Your Friends Before You Travel With Them

Travelling with your BFF can be <i>so much fun</i>. However, as anyone who has ever been on a vacation knows, travelling can lead to some stressful …

Travel

Earn Free Miles Every Time You Use Lyft for Ridesharing (and Earn With Uber, Too)

Delta and Lyft have a new partnership. All SkyMiles members earn 1 mile per dollar spent with Lyft (and three miles per dollar on airport rides as a …

Uber

NYC Landlords Busted For Renting Illegal Rooftop Shacks On Airbnb

If you see an Airbnb listing for a New York City apartment with rooftop views, be warned that you may be paying hundreds of dollars a night to stay …

Consumer Protection

How ‘International Airbnb Style’ Became the Dominant Aesthetic of Our Time

You’ve seen this room before: bright walls; a coffee table or shelves made out of reclaimed wood; some fabric — a rug, curtains — featuring an …

Long-form Journalism

Is This Mansion the Most Awesome Airbnb Opportunity in DC?

realtor.comThe “Celebrity House Hunter Mansion” in Washington, DC, which Huffington Post included in its “52 Most Successful Airbnbs in the U.S.” in …

Business

Dumbo Building Owner Fined For Airbnb Roof Shares

<i>One of the rooftop rooms (Mayor’s Office of Special Enforcement)</i><p>While the vast majority of New York's Airbnb hosts have managed to skirt the law …

New York City

Agent to Agent: Don't Sweat Airbnb, Just Get Smarter

<b>Dear Tammy:</b> Being a travel agent since Airbnb came into play has been difficult. First, we had to deal with online travel agents who took our …

Your Business

Airbnb is learning to play by cities' rules

One of Airbnb's biggest challenges is staying in the good graces of city governments. After high-profile scuffles with city officials, the …

Technology

It's been a trip to $31 billion. Now Airbnb wants to remake the entire travel industry

Airbnb is unusual among privately held start-ups in that it's already profitable.<p>The No. 1 company on the 2017 CNBC Disruptor 50 list has reportedly …

Hospitality