Startup moves toward full-service travel-booking company as it adds new housing categories and guest loyalty programme
By acquiring Accomable, a startup launched by two childhood friends, the rental accommodation company will list accessible places to stay all over the world
Its ‘Aibiying’ name change missed the mark but, apart from possible restrictions imposed by government, there may be little to stop the giant from dominating the country’s holiday rental market
The global rental giant is rolling out tours and learning experiences run by ‘micro entrepreneurs’ in 12 cities worldwide. How will our writer fare on a hippy pottery course in Los Angeles?
Paris hosts who breach housing regulations will receive warning letters from Airbnb, as the company reacts to pressure from City Hall to act on commercial listings
Airbnb started in 2008 after the founders rented out an airbed in their spare room. Two million listings later, Guardian Travel investigates how high-profit landlords and third-party management companies are undermining its founding principles
The recreation of Van Gogh’s Bedroom in Arles painting