Akamai Service Disruption Takes Down Major Websites

Some of the biggest websites on the internet were down, thanks to a service disruption at Akamai Technologies.

Airbnb: Working From ‘Any Home’ Huge 2021 Trend

An Airbnb commissioned survey reveals that the work at home trend will be transforming into the ‘working from any home’ in 2021. The survey says that 83% of employees are in favor of relocating as part of remote working.

Airbnb CEO: Every Crisis Should Lead To A New Point Of Innovation

We said every single opportunity is a moment where we have to pivot and move fast says Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky. Not only are we going to get through this but every one of these crises is going to lead to a new point of innovation.

Airbnb CEO: Travel As We Knew It Is Over

One trend that is going to happen is that travel as we knew it is over, say Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky. It doesn’t mean travel is over, just the travel we knew is over… and it’s never coming back. It’s just not.

Millennials Love Airbnb and There Are 400 Million Millennials in China

The Head of Policy at Airbnb, Chris Lehane, says that they are seeing the same underlying dynamics and trends of millennials driving Airbnb growth in China that they saw earlier globally. With 400 million millennials living in China, the growth potential for Airbnb is massive.

Peter Lorimer: “Stay Here” Netflix Show is Helping People Get More ROI From Airbnb

Peter Lorimer, co-host of the Netflix show “Stay Here” which helps people successfully rent their homes on Airbnb. “To succeed in the world of short-term rental you have to offer more than just a comfortable place to sleep,” said Lorimar.

Airbnb Is Now Operating in Cuba

It appears that Netflix isn’t the only tech company looking to take advantage of the “Cuban Thaw”, the recent decision by the Obama administration to warm up trade and travel relations between the US and Cuba after decades of restrictions.…

72% Of NYC Airbnb Are Illegal, Says Attorney General

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman released a report documenting what it says is “widespread illegality” across Airbnb’s New York City listings. It says evidence indicates that nearly three quarters (72%) of listings in the city violate the law. Of…

Airbnb Goes Balls to the Wall with New Logo

I kind of feel bad for Airbnb. In a lengthy blog post, you can read about the company’s major redesign. This is a site-wide redesign that touches both web and mobile. Airbnb says that this is all about belonging. I…

Airbnb May Let Hosts Offer to Cook You Dinner

One of the most endearing qualities of Airbnb is that it offers travelers a more unique experience. Instead of booking an expensive hotel room in Barcelona, why not find someone who’s willing to let you crash at their apartment in…