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Airbnb Shares Some Stats On Sydney's Guests And Hosts

Airbnb, the informal short-term accomodation rental website du jour, has shared some data that it says reflects its economic impact on the economies of some of world’s major cities. Sydney makes the list; apparently Airbnb foot traffic contributes $214 million to the local economy, supporting some 1600 jobs.


Airbnb: No Thanks For The 'XXX Freak Fest' You Brought To My Home (NSFW)

Dear Brian and the Airbnb team, Usually I am a fan of your service. However, I have a minor bone to pick with you, in that it appears my apartment was reserved for some major boning.


Airbnb Wants To Give You Free Accommodation

If you’ve been thinking of staying at an Airbnb place for a while but haven’t taken the plunge, perhaps this is enough to convince you: Airbnb wants to pay for you to stay somewhere. Here’s how to get it.


The 5 Best Airbnb Stays In Australia

The best thing about Airbnb is the chance to stay somewhere truly unique when you go travelling. Forget the boring hotel room, and stay in a refurbished train car instead! These are the 5 craziest Airbnb joints in Australia.


AirBnB's Redesigned App Makes On-The-Go Hosting Simple And Social

Guests usually get all the glory in the hospitality industry — everything is catered to making their experience absolutely freaking perfect. In AirBnB’s booming hospitality empire, however, it’s hosts who make the world go ’round. Now, the company’s founders have rolled out a handful of new features geared directly toward the folks who put their places up online, making their listings as simple, and social, as possible.


Top 10 Tips For First-Time Airbnb Hosts

Airbnb is a great way to nab some spare cash for the nights you’re not using your place or if you have a spare room, but how can you make hosting easier? Here are 10 tips to make your first time as easy as possible.


How To Airbnb For The First Time With Our Handy Guide

We were all newbies at first, right? Everyone needs a little help. That’s why we’ve put together a great guide on how to Airbnb your place for the first time over at Lifehacker. Airbnb is a great way to nab some spare cash for the nights you’re not using your place or if you have a spare room, but how can you make hosting easier? Check out our 10 tips to make your first time as easy as possible. [Lifehacker]


I Bought An Apartment Just To Rent It Out On Airbnb

In 2012, I bought an apartment specifically to rent out on airbnb. I’ve been managing it remotely for the past year. This post includes everything I learned as well as some revenue numbers.


When Will Airbnb Decide What Kind Of Company It Wants To Be?

In 2007, I got an email from San Francisco. A big industrial design conference was coming to town and Bay Area hotels were predictably overbooked and overpriced. Two designers wanted to help their friends find affordable, un-scary places to stay, so they started a website called AirBed & Breakfast.


Here's The First Short Film Made Entirely From Vines

You could say that every Vine is a six-second short film but Airbnb stitched together a hundred Vines to tell one story. Yes, there are some jump cuts and stop motion involved. Yes, there is an inspirational soundtrack. And yes, it’s actually pretty good.