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Airbnb was born in 2007 when two Hosts welcomed three guests to their San Francisco home, and has since grown to 4 million Hosts who have welcomed more than 1 billion guest arrivals in almost every country across the globe. Every day, Hosts offer unique stays and one-of-a-kind activities that make it possible for guests to experience the world in a more authentic, connected way.
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Airbnb Introduces Icons - Bollywood Star Janhvi Kapoor Opens the Door to her Legendary, Never-before-seen Family Home in Chennai

Airbnb has introduced Icons, a new category of extraordinary experiences hosted by the world’s greatest names in music, film, television, art, sports, and more. Icons take you inside worlds that only existed in your imagination—until now. Sleep in the Ferrari Museum. Stay in Prince... (more)
2024 Summer Release: Airbnb Introduces Icons-Extraordinary Experiences from the World's Greatest Icons

Today, Airbnb is introducing Icons, a new category of extraordinary experiences hosted by the greatest names in music, film, television, art, sports, and more. Icons let you step into worlds you’ve only ever dreamed of. Drift off in the Up house. Spend the night in the Ferrari Museum. Hang ou... (more)
Airbnb Launches First-ever Creative Guide to Bangkok Ahead of Songkran, Spotlighting Thailand's New Creative Neighborhoods

Thailand was Airbnb’s most visited destination in Southeast Asia in 2023, and Bangkok was Thailand’s most popular destination city
As the travel resurgence continues, nights booked in Thailand on Airbnb in 2023 grew by approximately 60 percent year-on-year
Celebrate 12 Stays of Christmas with Some of Airbnb's Most Unique Homes in India

The holiday season is here, and there’s magic in the air, especially with Christmas around the corner! It’s that time of the year when the travel bug bites the hardest. Whether it’s the twinkling lights, the festive carols, or the aroma of holiday treats, the excitement ... (more)
Learn a Language, Discover a Destination: Airbnb and Duolingo Invite you to the Ultimate Travel Adventure

Indian GenZ and Millennials are showing a surging interest in travel and learning languages including Japanese and Korean
Dive into the heart of Japan or South Korea by learning a new language with Duolingo and living like a local on Airbnb
T... (more)
Airbnb 2023 Winter Release: Introducing Guest Favorites, A Collection of the 2 Million Most-loved Homes on Airbnb

Airbnb has more than 7 million homes all over the world. Each home is one-of-a-kind, and this uniqueness is what sets Airbnb apart. But guests have told us that with so much variety, it can be hard to know what they’re going to get. This is why many people prefer hotels, and it’s the #1... (more)
Mouni Roy's Parisian Birthday Vacation with Airbnb

Celebrated TV and Bollywood actress Mouni Roy, renowned for her stellar performances in hits like ‘Naagin’ and ‘Brahmastra’, chose the romantic allure of Paris to ring in her birthday. Skipping the typical touristy itinerary, Mouni embraced an immersive Parisian experience d... (more)
A Peek into Avneet Kaur's European and London Sojourn with Airbnb

Avneet Kaur, beloved Indian actor admired for her captivating performances and radiant charm, stepped away from the glitz and glamour of the entertainment world and embarked on a soul-enriching expedition to explore the culturally rich cities of London, Paris, and Amsterdam. Immersing herself in th... (more)
New Data Highlights How Airbnb Enables Communities with no Hotels to Share the Benefits of Tourism

Data shows there were over 19,000 guest arrivals in areas across the country with Airbnb listings and no hotels, earning Airbnb hosts more than INR 40 million
Nearly 100 Indian cities and towns had their first Airbnb booking since March 2020
The number of domestic nights booke... (more)
Kusha Kapila Unveils the Ultimate Guide to a Memorable Day in Cannes - From Exquisite Beach Excursions, to Luxury Shopping and Fabulous Airbnb Stays

Kusha Kapila, the beloved Indian digital creator renowned for her humor and captivating online presence, recently embarked on an unforgettable journey to the prestigious Cannes Film Festival and chose to stay at an Airbnb during her trip.
Kusha embarked on an unforgettable... (more)