Shares in holiday rental company Airbnb have surged on their first day of public trading. At the close of the day, the organisation had a valuation of more than $100 billion.
Airbnb is hoping to raise $2.5 billion in a long-awaited initial public offering. The rental company toyed with going public earlier in the year, but the plans were derailed by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Airbnb has rekindled plans to list on the stock market in the United States. The move comes as concerns over the impact of the coronavirus ease in some markets.
The International Olympic Committee and Airbnb have announced a sponsorship agreement worth more than US$500 million. The deal will run for nine-years, through to 2028, and cover the next five Olympic and Winter Olympic Games.
For one night only, Highclere Castle will open its doors to two guests, giving super fans an opportunity to immerse themselves in the iconic location of Downton Abbey, and learn what life might have been like for the Crawleys.
Higher prices and over-tourism in European capitals may be leading growing numbers of UK holidaymakers to swap established favourites like Paris and Amsterdam for a new generation of little-known cities – according to a new city breaks review by Post Office Travel Money.
Airbnb Adventures is a new collection of bucket list worthy multi-day experiences hosted by local experts that take intimate groups to epic, off-the-beaten-path locations and immerses them in unique cultures and communities.