Posts Tagged ‘Brian Chesky’

How Hotels Should Respond to Airbnb’s Growing Ambitions

by Patrick Bosworth, co-founder and CEO |

At its Airbnb Open conference in November, the sharing economy platform unveiled Airbnb Trips, its foray into guided tours and events. Whatever effect it has on Airbnb’s $30 billion valuation is not for me to say, but I think it portends different things for branded and independent hotels.

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5 new ways Airbnb could affect your business

by Ed Watkins, Contributing Editor |

Airbnb made a lot of noise at its recent annual conference for hosts and guests. At the event in Los Angeles, the company announced several initiatives and hinted at possible future directions for the leader in the shared economy accommodations sector.

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