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Navigating the Airbnbust: Strategies for Hosts to Thrive in a Changing Market

Thibault Masson

The Airbnbust, characterized by an increase in supply on the platform potentially leading to a decrease in bookings per listing, ...

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Insights from Airbnb CEO’s Speech: Addressing Loneliness, Designing Outstanding Experiences, and Cultivating Passionate Customers

Thibault Masson

In a recent speech delivered at the prestigious Stanford Graduate School of Business, Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky shared valuable insights ...

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Airbnb Hosts Can Finally See Their Listing Categories: Here’s How to Check and Correct Them

Thibault Masson

With Airbnb’s new update, hosts can now easily view their listing categories, ensuring their properties are properly categorized for better ...

he Tragic Case of a Toddler's Death in a Vacation Rental Raises Questions About Liability and Safety

The Tragic Case of a Toddler’s Death in a Vacation Rental Raises Questions About Liability and Safety

Thibault Masson

The devastating case of Enora Lavenir, a 19-month-old toddler who tragically died due to a lethal amount of fentanyl in ...

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Airbnb’s Future: Moving Beyond Travel and Expanding Housing Options, as per Brian Chesky

Thibault Masson

Airbnb was once a simple travel marketplace, connecting travelers with unique accommodations around the world. But today, the company is ...

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Affordability and Comfort: Airbnb Targets Budget-Conscious Families

Thibault Masson

Airbnb is looking to position itself as the ultimate destination for family travel but may face challenges in shedding its ...

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Airbnb Plus and Luxe in 2023: A Comeback Story for Premium Stays?

Thibault Masson

In 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic swept the world, Airbnb made the difficult decision to pause two of its ambitious ...

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Decoding Airbnb’s strategic priorities for 2023

Thibault Masson

While commenting on its 2022 financial results, its first-ever profitable year, Airbnb uncovers its three strategic priorities for 2023: In ...

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Airbnb Attains Yearly Profitability for First Time in 2022, Breaking Records With Most Profitable Quarter Ever

Thibault Masson

During the fourth quarter of 2022, Airbnb reported a net income of $319 million, its most profitable quarter ever. Compared ...

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Comparing Airbnb and Vrbo’s Policies on Verifying Guests and Preventing Party Bookings

Thibault Masson

Airbnb and Vrbo have recently been in the news for presenting some of their measures to better protects hosts. As ...

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Evaluating the Evidence: A Closer Look at Data Provided by Airbnb on New Hosts’ Success

Thibault Masson

Airbnb’s recent “Airbnb It” advertising campaign has been designed to convince more people to become hosts on their platform. The ...

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2023 Airbnb Commercials: Occasional hosts, airbnb it and get paid!

Thibault Masson

Over a decade ago, Airbnb’s first hosts were early adopters eager to be the first to join the Airbnb network. ...

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Airbnb 2023 strategy playbook

Thibault Masson

What will Airbnb’s strategy be in 2023? We’ll first look at what Airbnb could take from 2022 and carry over ...

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Airbnb tells EU also to include Google Travel in upcoming European short-term rental regulations

Thibault Masson

When responding to the EU’s plan for continent-wide regulations and data-sharing duties for short-term rental platforms, Airbnb asked the Commission ...

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Airbnb’s big stick: 4,000 hosts suspended for discrimination, 340,000 guest bookings blocked on New Year’s Eve

Thibault Masson

When a big company runs an international platform, it must ensure that users are treated fairly and not subject to ...

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The Airbnb-friendly marketplace lets renters can find a place to live and then airbnb it part-time (i.e., the Airbnb Resident Hosting program)

Thibault Masson

Airbnb has launched a marketplace of Airbnb-friendly apartments in 175 buildings in 25+ markets across the US. This is not ...


Airbnb Private Rooms: Even Brian Chesky is doing it; Why Airbnb likes people’s bedrooms again.

Uvika Wahi

Suddenly, Airbnb is busy rediscovering and promoting private rooms, i.e., renting a bedroom in someone’s home. Brian Chesky has even ...

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Transparency: How the European Union has made Airbnb more consumer-friendly than in the U.S.

Uvika Wahi

In the US, social media pressure has made Airbnb implement big changes, from including “hidden fees” earlier in its total ...


#AirbnBUST: Will Airbnb’s 2022 Winter Release aggravate hosts’ fears about oversupply?

Thibault Masson

Is the #Airbnbust upon us? Is it even a real thing? While Airbnb has reported in Q3 2022 its strongest ...

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Brian Chesky & Fees: Airbnb to display total “all-in” price to fight against perception it’s become unaffordable

Thibault Masson

As we predicted last week, Airbnb will make prices more transparent to its users starting in December. Why is this ...

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