About Airbnb

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Brian Chesky, Joe Gebbia, Nathan Blecharczyk


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5th August, 2008*


90+ Million/Month**


4.5+ Million USD***

About Airbnb Company 

Airbnb is a home rental platform that connects hosts who rent out their property to travelers for a short time. They provide services like homestay and hospitality.

Air bed and breakfast.com is the initial name of Airbnb. The number of employees working in Airbnb is 6,132 (as of Dec 2021). Airbnb’s net income at the end of 2021 was US$0.35 billion, and its net revenue was US$5.99 billion.

About Airbnb Founders 

The founders of Airbnb are Brian Chersky, Joe Gebbia, and Nathan Blecharczyk. It was founded on 11 August 2008. Currently the CEO (Chief Executive Officer) of the company is Brian Chersky, CPO (Chief Procurement Officer) is  Joe Gebbia and CSO(Chief Sales Officer) is Nathan Blecharczyk.

About Airbnb Headquarters 

The headquarters of Airbnb is situated in San Francisco, California, United States of America.

Airbnb Headquarter Contact Number:- +1 855-424-7262

Airbnb Headquarter Full Address:- 888 Brannan St, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA

About Airbnb Subsidiaries 

Subsidiaries of Airbnb are Accomable Ltd, Airbnb Inc, Airbnb Australia, Airbnb holdings Llc, Airbnb India Pvt Ltd, Airbnb payments Uk Ltd, Airbnb Uk Ltd, Airseva India Pvt Ltd, Airbnb New Zealand, Dailybooth Inc, Fewovista SL and Co Kg, GaestCom As, Getspoton Inc, Kemoko Inc, Lapka Inc, Local content Inc, Localmind Inc, Luckey Sas, Minbox Inc, Pencil labs Inc, Urbandoor Inc, Vacaleo Gmbh, Vamo labs Inc, Peimatable Inc, Apartments Ba, Airbnb internet Beijiing Co Ltd, Accoleo Ug, Accoleo Ug, Airbnb host endowment Llc, Airbnb global holdings Ltd, Airbnb international holding Ltd, Airbnb pagamentos Brazil Ltda, Airbnb payments India Pvt Ltd, Airbnb servicos digitais Ltda, Bold financial digitais Ltda, Changecoin Inc, Crashpadder Uk Ltd, Hotel tonight Inc, Inhabit vacations Llc, TiltCom Inc, Luxury retreats international Inc, Airbnb Singapore Pte Ltd, Trip 4 real experience SI, Trooly Inc.

About Airbnb History 

2007- Former schoolmates Brian Chesky and Joe Gebbia came up with the idea of putting an air mattress in their living room and turning it into a bread and breakfast.

2008– The third co-founder Nathan Blecharczyk also joined the duo and together the trio founded AirBed & Breakfast. In August, the site Airbedandbreakfast.com was officially launched. The company had its first customer during the industrial design conference.

2009– The founders shortened the name of the company to Airbnb.com and also expanded from air beds and shared spaces to a variety of properties including entire homes and apartments, private rooms, and other properties.

2010– The company raised $7.2 million funding from Sequoia Capital in a Series A round and Greylock Partners. Airbnb inaugurated its first international office in London.

2011– At the South by Southwest conference, Airbnb won the “App” award. The company again raised funding of $112 million from some big-loaded investors like Ashton Kutcher and Guy Oseary. The company also established its first international office in London.

2012Due to the increase in international users, the company decided to open their offices in Moscow, Barcelona, Copenhagen, Milan, Sau Paolo, and Paris which was an addition to their already existing offices in London, Berlin, San Francisco, and Hamburg. The company also tried to move into the Asian market and opened there in Singapore.

2013– Opened their 11th office in Sydney. Airbnb launched its travel guide “Neighbourhood.” About 250,000 new properties were added to the booking list of Airbnb. The company reported that it has served 9,000,000 guests since its founding in 2008.

2014-Received a $450 million investment from TPG capital. Airbnb revealed a new design for mobile app and site and also introduced a new logo. The logo, called the Bélo, serves as a symbol of “belonging”, and consists of four elements: a head which represents people, a location icon that represents a place, a heart to symbolize love, and a letter “A” to stand for the company’s name.

2015- After following the ease in restrictions in the US by Obama to operate a business in Cuba, the company decided to expand to Cuba, which makes it the first American company to do so. The company again raised $1.5 billion of funding. The company acquired Vamo and Lapka.

2016 – Airbnb raised $555.5 million in funding from Technology Crossover Ventures and Google Capital, valuing the company at $30 billion.

2017- Airbnb co-published a magazine, “Arbnbmag,” with Hearst Communications. The company acquired Luxury retreats, Accomable. The company acquired a Canadian-based villa rental company called Luxury Retreats International for approximately $300 million in cash and stock. In February, the company acquired a social payment startup called Tilt.com.

2018-The company-initiated Airbnb plus. The company acquired HotelTonight, a website for booking last-minute hotel rooms, for over $400 million.

2019- Produced and financed Gay Chorus Deep South. The company acquired Gaest.com, Hotel Tonight, and Urban Door. Airbnb acquired a global online marketplace called Urbandoor that offers extended stays to corporate clients. The company reported that two million people were staying with Airbnb each night.

2020 – The company became a public company via an initial public offering and raised $3.5 billion.

2022- Airbnb was one of the sponsors of the 2022 Winter Olympics.

About Airbnb Services 

Airbnb is a world leader in providing online services to consumers needing a short-term homestay. The Company act as a connecting tool between the host and the guest.

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 900 million guest arrivals in almost every country across the globe. Millions of Airbnb Hosts connect curious people to an endlessly interesting world.

Guests can discover the perfect place to stay for every getaway and explore new experiences while traveling, or online. Hosts can list their extra space, receive hosting tips and support, and earn money while creating memorable moments for guests. Also, Airbnb has introduced its premium plans which are mentioned below.

About Airbnb Luxe

Airbnb Luxe offers the world’s most extraordinary homes with the highest standard of service.

  • Expertly designed Statement-making homes with exceptionally styled interiors.
  • Luxury amenities

Fully equipped to meet people’s needs, with ample space and privacy.

  • Custom itineraries

The trip designer can plan every last detail and make sure everything is just right.

  • 300+ point inspection

Each property is verified for pristine condition and meticulously maintained.

BlueLeaf AirBnB 

BlueLeaf AirBnB is a customized service package that helps hosts in marketing their property, handle bookings, etc.

Airbnb offers two kinds of packages; the starter package is for the host who needs support in marketing their place, and the second is the full-service package for the property owners who do not stay in the same property as the guest.

About Airbnb Plus

Airbnb Plus is a selection of only the highest quality homes with hosts known for great reviews and attention to detail. Every Airbnb Plus home is one-of-a-kind, thoughtfully designed, and equipped with a standard set of amenities – whether the person is in a private room or has the entire place to yourself.

Features of Airbnb Plus

  • In-person quality inspection

Each Airbnb Plus home is verified for quality and design to ensure they have all of the essentials to make people feel at home—no matter where they are in the world.

  • Thoughtfully designed

Airbnb Plus homes are where high quality meets carefully considered design—down to every last detail. With elegant design and personal character, the homes are as welcoming as they are beautiful.

  • Well-equipped

People can expect a consistent set of amenities they need to live as they do at home – from fast wifi and televisions ready for streaming to full kitchens with all the cooking essentials.

About Airbnb Review System 

Airbnb also provides a review system, where the guests and hosts can give feedback about their experience, rate, and review each other.

About Airbnb App 

The Airbnb app is a travel app that allows messages to be passed between guests and hosts. This app enables you to know every information about your booking.


Airbnb.org is a non-profit organization; from this organization, Airbnb provides free housing for people affected by natural calamities.

Benefits of using Airbnb 

  1. Perfect place to stay

Choose from millions of unique, one-of-a-kind places to stay near or far in many countries around the world. Find everything from a lakeside cabin to a secluded beach house or an apartment in the heart of a city.

  1. Health and safety is a priority

Hosts are committing to enhanced COVID-19 cleaning protocols, and listings are rated for cleanliness.

  1. More cancellation options 

Hosts can offer a range of flexible cancellation options which are clearly stated at the time of booking.

  1. Support anytime, day or night

With 24/7 global customer support, Airbnb is there for you whenever you need their assistance.

  1. Well-maintained

Airbnb hosts take the extra effort to ensure the home is extra clean, clutter-free, and fully functioning–from manicured outdoor spaces to tidy bathrooms with strong water pressure.

About Airbnb Properties Benefits

  • Airbnb properties have more space than hotels. Properties under Airbnb give a home-like feel and are convenient for families.
  • Most properties under Airbnb have kitchens, enabling guests to prepare their meals.
  • The amenities provided by Airbnb are even unavailable at hotels. These rental properties include bicycles, a TV, a private pool, and a home theatre.
  • Airbnb provides guests with a washer and dryer.
  • The rental properties are located in neighborhoods. This means the properties are located in the city center and not in a place outside the city.
  • The rental places on Airbnb charge less than the hotels.
  • Hosts can provide more information about the area than the hotel.
  • Airbnb acts as a source of income for the hosts. The host can decide their rental charge, and they can even change it during peak seasons.
  • Airbnb hosts can list properties, from single rooms to houses to villas and castles.
  • Airbnb also provides money to hosts to cover the damage inflicted on the property.

This was all about Airbnb; its history, and the benefits that make Airbnb skyrocket as an alternative to hotel rooms.


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