‘Whole trip’ service forms Airbnb big than ever, but many want tougher principles
Airbnb is taking on the tourism industry with an ambitious stretch and a star-studded open but it comes at a fragile epoch for the company
Airbnb is taking on the tourism industry by offering travellers jaunts and knowledge hosted by locals, an ambitious stretch which will allow people to project entire errands through the home-sharing site.
The redesigned app works for a dozen cities, including London, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Paris, Tokyo and Nairobi, and will spread to dozens more next year, and eventually thousands, the company said on Thursday.
Offerings include stargazing, surfing, embellishing, nutrient tasting, truffle chase, burlesque dance exercises, mountain biking, samurai-sword class and murder-mystery tours.
Brian Chesky, the companys CEO, built the notice at the commencement of Airbnb Open, a three-day draw of hires, multitudes and celebrities in Los Angeles. If you want to travel, you mostly end up on a research campaign, Chesky announced. We want to fix this.
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