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.
Airbnb has revealed that it will add four new property types to its platform - Vacation Home, Unique Space, B&B and Boutique - in order to allow hosts better showcase their product. The rental company argues the move will give greater choice of accommodation options to guests and provide more transparency over the types of accommodation available.
Airbnb has launched Pay Less Up Front, a new feature that allows guests to spread the cost of their holiday booking over two instalments. In order to secure their reservation, guests are now able to pay part of the cost of their accommodation expense on the day of booking, with the remaining amount payable closer to the time of check-in.
As Airbnb unveils its Trips product in Jamaica, Breaking Travel News speaks to Chris Lehane, global head of policy and public affairs with the organisation, about what it will add to Caribbean hospitality.