Business travel down 20% in the US: America among leaders in working from home

The number of trips Americans are making to their workplaces has dropped dramatically from pre-pandemic numbers, new report finds, as country caves in to ‘work from home’ culture and employees start refusing to return to work – or to stay in positions that require them to come to the office every day. A new study … Read more

Airbnb Launches Crackdown On Parties For Summer Holidays

Group of friends having fun for new year’s eve. Drinking and dancing together getty Planning a big Memorial Day party kickoff to the summer? Or a midsummer Independence Day bash? Don’t try it at an Airbnb rental. Airbnb announced that the company will be instituting strict “anti-party” restrictions for bookings on July 4th, 2022. The … Read more

Out and About WRAL.com

By Maggie Brown, WRAL Multiplatform Producer Raleigh, North Carolina — In an effort to boost rural North Carolina’s economy, VisitNC and Airbnb are teaming up to highlight small-town stays. Last year, new Airbnb hosts in North Carolina earned a total of $75 million — and that doesn’t include the extra bonus local businesses receive when … Read more

Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky on the travel industry ‘revolution’

In an interview with The Globe and Mail, 40-year-old entrepreneur Brian Chesky explains how Airbnb is evolving to capitalize on this trend and satisfy its customers’ wanderlust.Jessica Chou/Handout Earlier this year, Airbnb co-founder and CEO Brian Chesky embarked on a work-life balance experiment he calls “the year of living anywhere.” His first stop was Atlanta, … Read more

The rustic, no-frills vacation you should book now

Photo: DENIS LOVROVIC/AFP (Getty Images) I gave birth to my first goat in 2019. Technically it was two goats, twin girls, who both needed to be heated with a hair dryer while the goat herder cared for their stoic mother. Without socks and in pajamas, I was called in at around 6:30 a.m. to help … Read more

Airbnb has made the biggest change to its platform in 10 years

Summer 2022 is travel season, there’s no doubt about it. It’s the first time in more than two years that fully vaccinated people can (mostly) confidently circumnavigate the globe without major restrictions. The fact that most of us are still working from home doesn’t hurt either. The nomadic lifestyle is calling, and avid travel adventurers … Read more

Airbnb triples “work from anywhere” as a permanent standard

Working from anywhere has become a defining pandemic that Airbnb says is here to stay. Airbnb Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky makes no secret of his belief that working in an office is an anachronism from another era. “The office as we know it is finished,” Chesky said in a recent interview for Weather‘s The Leadership … Read more

Travel is recovering, but not travel stocks. Here is where the opportunities lie.

Dream of travelers: spring in Paris. The business of some online travel agencies has almost doubled. AFP/Getty Images Text size After two years of staying put, Americans are once again planning summer vacations, giving the travel industry a boost. So why are investors absent from the trip? Airlines hinted at the revival when they posted … Read more

Travel is recovering, but not travel stocks. Here is where the opportunities lie.

Dream of travelers: spring in Paris. The business of some online travel agencies has almost doubled. AFP/Getty Images Text size After two years of staying put, Americans are once again planning summer vacations, giving the travel industry a boost. So why are investors absent from the trip? Airlines hinted at the revival when they posted … Read more

Travel is recovering, but not travel stocks. Here is where the opportunities lie.

Dream of travelers: spring in Paris. The business of some online travel agencies has almost doubled. AFP/Getty Images Text size After two years of staying put, Americans are once again planning summer vacations, giving the travel industry a boost. So why are investors absent from the trip? Airlines hinted at the revival when they posted … Read more