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Airbnb’s Q1 2021 data: What if Airbnb’s bet to become more than a travel company was paying off?

Thibault Masson

In 2014, when Airbnb introduced its new tagline, “Belong anywhere“, the company said it wanted to be a lifestyle brand, ...

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Airbnb’s May 24, 2021 Special announcement: Takeaways + 103 new features

Thibault Masson

On May 24, Airbnb announced its most comprehensive update to its service in 12 years. The company promises to unveil ...

How Airbnb is capitalizing on the rural vacation rental boom

Thibault Masson

In North America and in Europe, summer 2021 promises to be one of the best times ever for the owners ...


Live webinars and 1-to-1 host coaching: Airbnb Ambassadors power the “Made possible by hosting” campaign

Thibault Masson

To attract the “millions more hosts” that Airbnb needs, according to CEO Brian Chesky, Airbnb is ramping up its Ambassador ...

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Airbnb Hosting Highlights: Ideas that property managers can steal from Airbnb

Thibault Masson

When you manage a team, you can motivate your people by giving them positive feedback based on long-term accomplishments, peer ...

How permanent are the remarkable changes in Airbnb’s listing numbers?

Thibault Masson

For more than a year now, the COVID-19 pandemic has altered demand patterns across most of the world’s short-term rental ...


How do I make my Airbnb listing better? Update your amenities in 2021

Thibault Masson

If you have not recently updated the Amenities section of your Airbnb listing, you may be missing out on visibility, ...


Airbnb COVID-19 safety practices: Mandatory mask-wearing, social distancing, and 5-step enhancing cleaning process

Thibault Masson

In October 2020, Airbnb rose the bar when it came to COVID-19 safety practices: All Airbnb hosts were required to ...


2020 Airbnb earnings reveal keys to its success: A strong brand and a tech platform that attract exclusive individual hosts

Thibault Masson

How would you explain Airbnb’s resilience in 2020, relative to its competitors? For instance, while Airbnb’s revenues dropped by 22% ...

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Airbnb Flexible Dates, a search hack that gives more visibility to longer stays

Thibault Masson

Airbnb’s Flexible Dates new search feature enables guests to focus on WHERE they want to go instead of WHEN they ...


(2022 update) Airbnb commercials promote unique experiences “Made Possible by Hosts”

Thibault Masson

On February 22, Airbnb launched a massive ad campaign called “Made possible by hosts”. Airbnb TV commercials are visible across ...

Airbnb trends 2021: Americans prioritize travel to be close to family

Airbnb trends 2021: How to get bookings by answering the need to reconnect with loved ones

Thibault Masson

2021: People want to and will travel So, when is the time for revenge travel coming? Will we soon see ...

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Airbnb’s Brian Chesky: In 2021, travel as an antidote to isolation and disconnection.

Thibault Masson

Airbnb has released a travel report called “From Isolation To Connection – Travel in 2021”. In our “Airbnb trends 2021: ...

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Airbnb’s Extenuating Circumstances Policy in 2021

Uvika Wahi

Around the world, and especially in the UK, Airbnb guests have been surprised to learn that COVID-19-related government-issued travel restrictions, ...


Airbnb’s new cancellation policies: modified strict, non-refundable, and long-term

Uvika Wahi

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, Airbnb was offering only 3 different cancellation policies Strict Moderate ... for Hosts: Why and how to list with Airbnb’s Open Homes

Thibault Masson

While Airbnb was completing its IPO, it launched its non-profit, called We are looking here at what this new ...


How to prevent parties at vacation rentals (with Airbnb, and Vrbo tips)

Thibault Masson

Vacation rental owners and managers are bracing for a rise in unauthorized parties at their properties for New Year’s Eve. ...


Real Airbnb booking data show which travel trends should do well in Winter, Spring, and Summer 2021.

Thibault Masson

There is no doubt that Covid-19 has created new travel trends, erasing the boundaries between working and traveling. Staycation has ...


Airbnb host data: Who are Airbnb hosts? Why are individual hosts more important than professional ones?

Thibault Masson

Hosts are an indispensable part of Airbnb’s business model. They provide the spaces and experiences that travelers can enjoy and ...


Why and how do you become an Airbnb associate?

Thibault Masson

After less than one year, Airbnb’s affiliate program, called Airbnb Associates, is closing its doors on March 31, 2021. The ...

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