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Airbnb IPO timeline: A road to dominance or to accountability?

Thibault Masson

Airbnb’s renewed interest in making an IPO debut has taken the spotlight in industry media over the past couple of ...

Airbnb hosts update by Catherine Powell

Airbnb Hosts Update: Living on Airbnb long-term, re-hiring CS reps, and delayed payments

Thibault Masson

Catherine Powell, Airbnb’s Global Head of Hosting, has started posting a series of videos aimed at Airbnb hosts. She wants ...

Going Back to Basics: Reimagining Travel and Airbnb in the Post-pandemic World

Thibault Masson

The fallout of the coronavirus pandemic, which brought global travel to a near standstill, left businesses on all ends of ...

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Airbnb IPO 2020: An incredible comeback story, but doubts about the business rebound linger

Thibault Masson

On August 19, Airbnb officially announced that it was filing paperwork for an IPO. What does it mean? Why should ...

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COVID-19 House parties: Airbnb extends booking restrictions to Spain, France, and UK and launches Summer Safety Campaign

Thibault Masson

Last week, we detailed the rise of wild house parties taking place in vacation rentals, as clubs and event venues ...

How to sync your Airbnb calendar with Vrbo and with iCal

How To Sync Your Airbnb Calendar With Vrbo And Booking.Com With ICal

Adrienne Fors

If you’re considering listing your vacation rental on more than one site, you may be wondering how you can prevent ...

Airbnb Global Head of Hosting - Catherine Powell

Discover how Airbnb’s Global Head of Hosting wants to rebuild trust with Airbnb Hosts

Thibault Masson

Catherine Powell is the new Global Head of Hosting at Airbnb. In late July, Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky announced drastic ...


While launches a “Work-Friendly Program” for homes and apartments, Airbnb reduces Airbnb for Work into a more nimble “Laptop-Friendly Workspace” requirement.

Thibault Masson

Vacation rentals have been great places where to work for a very long time. Witness Ian Fleming’s Goldeneye villa in ...

airbnb ceo Brian Chesky on drastic changes in travel patterns, pausing Airbnb plus and luxe, focusing on homes and experiences, refunding guests, firing employees, IPO plans and racial justice.

Thibault Masson

During an interview with Andy Serwer, Brian Chesky gave a very interesting and detailed exposé that vacation rental managers, Airbnb ...

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Why And How Should Hosts Use Airbnb’s New Listing Promotion?

Adrienne Fors

Are you a new host? Or are you a seasoned property manager with some new listings? Perhaps you noticed an ...

How To Set Promotions And Discounts On Airbnb

Adrienne Fors

Looking for ways to increase your occupancy and make your listing stand out in the Airbnb search results? Offering special ...

Airbnb Custom Promotions: How To Attract More Bookings With Better Merchandising

Adrienne Fors

Do you offer any summer discounts? Have you lowered your rates recently? While it’s definitely important to sell competitive rates, ...

How to optimize your Airbnb for Summer 2020 travel trends

Adrienne Fors

Is the summer 2020 travel season going to be a total bust? As a property manager, you’re probably wondering when ...

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Airbnb’s Brian Chesky on almost losing everything, and now running a leaner and More Agile Company

Thibault Masson

The tone of the press about is changing. The company is now treated as the comeback kid that has ...

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Airbnb, Booking, Expedia, and Trip endorse WTTC’s Safe Travels protocols for Short-Term Rentals

Thibault Masson

This is no small feat: Getting arch-rivals Airbnb, Booking, Expedia, Trip to agree to have a common stance on something. ...

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Property managers found Vrbo’s response to COVID-19 crisis the best, while trust in Airbnb collapses, Survey finds

Adrienne Fors

This survey is a snapshot taken in late March, at the peak of the havoc created by the coronavirus COVID-19 ...


Airbnb go near Campaign: A global Effort to promote Domestic Travel and Vacation Rentals

Thibault Masson

As Summer 2020 is supposed to be about domestic travel and drive-to destinations, Airbnb has launched an impressive global campaign ...

The Airbnb Cleaning Handbook: Airbnb’s manual to its Enhanced Cleaning Protocol and Instructions ( + PDF)

Thibault Masson

In order to pass Airbnb’s cleaning protocol quiz and get the cleaning highlight on their listing, hosts have to familiarize ...

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Airbnb hosting cleaning commitment: 5-step protocol, Education & Online Quiz to get the Airbnb Cleaning Highlight

Thibault Masson

In April 2020, Airbnb announced its Enhanced Cleaning Initiative. The company had already published some a few simple cleaning checklists ...


Airbnb Professional Tools: Discover the new Airbnb performance report tab and its Quality metrics

Thibault Masson

Airbnb has launched a new version of its Performance tab. Not only have some names and charts changed, but Airbnb ...

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