Airbnb is launching a new product aimed at promoting a safe and secure experience for solo travellers. As the “live anywhere” phenomenon has taken off among people who are able to work remotely, the platform has become increasingly integral to solo travellers.
With a new way to search designed around Airbnb Categories, the innovative Split Stays feature, and AirCover for guests, this launch represents the biggest change to Airbnb in a decade.
Airbnb announces that it’s ‘I’m Flexible’ search has generated more than 2 billions stays since its launch in May 2021.
Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, a new world of travel has emerged. Millions of people are now more flexible about where they live and work. In response to this trend of newfound flexibility, Airbnb has announced an approach to allow employees to live and work anywhere, and how they will partner with destinations to help them attract remote workers.
As part of this partnership, Airbnb is launching a marketing campaign that includes the rollout of a series of email newsletters highlighting destinations in the region.
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.