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9 Of The Most Uniquely Gorgeous Airbnbs From Around The World

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 07.28.2015 | Travel

Staying at a hotel is great, but staying at a house made out of seashells is even better.  Thanks to Airbnb, the website that allows people...

Frugal Options For Pope's Philadelphia Visit Include Sleeping On Floors

Associated Press | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 07.19.2015 | Religion

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - There aren't enough beds for the more than 1 million visitors expected to flood Philadelphia when Pope Francis visits in September...

This Woman Created A Resume For Airbnb And It Went Viral

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 07.17.2015 | Business

  In April, an online resume modeled after Airbnb’s website went viral, racking up nearly half a million hits. The resume -- or what ...

Travel Options to Cuba Expanding With Fathom, JetBlue and AirBnB

Lea Lane | Posted 07.15.2015 | Travel
Lea Lane

The president's recent moves to restore diplomatic ties, reopen embassies, and loosen rules for U.S. travel to Cuba -- combined with America's pent-up curiosity -- are prompting travel companies to jump-start connections even before the embargo is lifted.

Risk in the Asset-less Economy

Dante Disparte | Posted 07.15.2015 | Business
Dante Disparte

Uber and Airbnb's customers, non-employee employees and stakeholders rightfully have an expectation of the harmonization of the terms of trade irrespective of borders. Herein lies one of the greatest existential risks to the asset-less economy.

We Tried To Find The Non-Creepiness In This New Airbnb Ad Campaign, But Failed

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 07.14.2015 | Travel

Airbnb wants you to stay in stranger's homes -- this, we know. But in a series of tweets and an odd YouTube video ad released Tues...

It's Time To Talk About The 'Gig Economy'

The Huffington Post | Alexander Howard | Posted 07.15.2015 | Technology

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton may have focused on middle-class wages in a sweeping economic policy speech Monday, but her comments on...

Public Policy Challenges and Opportunities in a Digital Economy

Sen. Mark Warner | Posted 07.09.2015 | Politics
Sen. Mark Warner

Some version of the Gig and Sharing economies are here to stay. As policymakers, we need to ask the right questions, discuss the appropriate rules of the road, and know when we need to get out of the way.

How To Perfect The Art Of Haggling On Airbnb

Map Happy | Posted 07.07.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

My general policy as a host is to turn away hagglers because it signals a problem guest. It's still possible, though, to get a confirmed booking and save some money without irritating a host so much they end up declining a guest's inquiry outright. The trick is learning how to do it delicately.

Chaos in Greece Brings Travel Opportunities Elsewhere in Europe

Van Winkle's | Posted 07.06.2015 | Travel
Van Winkle's

If you like bargains and don't mind carrying a fat wad of cash, then by all means take your Greece vacation as planned. But if you're nervous about food shortages, grounded ferries and Marxist uprisings, consider some alternatives.

Another Week, Another Airbnb Horror Story: Guest Uses Rental to Entertain Sex-Work Clients

Van Winkle's | Posted 07.01.2015 | Travel
Van Winkle's

An Australian woman from New South Wales used Airbnb to transform someone else’s home into a “makeshift brothel,” the Daily Telegra...

How One Company Wants To Make Traveling Safer For Gay Couples

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 06.29.2015 | Gay Voices

Lesbian, gay and transgender couples open up about their travel experiences, good and bad, in a moving new video for Airbnb. Titled "Love is Welco...

Cultural Vibrancy: The New Essential Partner for Growth

Jonathan Hall | Posted 06.26.2015 | Business
Jonathan Hall

Technology has become a catalyst for change. We connect differently, we share more freely, our eyes are open to the world in a way they never could be before and 1.8 billion millennials are collectively defining their future, our future, across geographies and across culture.

Jenny Che

Airbnb Wants You To Take A Test-Drive Before Buying A New Home

HuffingtonPost.com | Jenny Che | Posted 06.28.2015 | Business

Sounds like a pretty smart way to get a feel for a neighborhood before moving there.

Learning to Be Frugal

Nina Boug Lichtenstein | Posted 06.23.2015 | Fifty
Nina Boug Lichtenstein

Talk about a sexy blog title. The word "frugal" does not score high in the sexy department, but that is something I am committed to change. This summer I will turn 50. I am, in my ripe age, learning to be (deep breath)... frugal.

Make Your Side Hustle Your Main Hustle

Elizabeth Baudouin | Posted 06.17.2015 | New York
Elizabeth Baudouin

Anthony Demby, has worn many hats in the music business for over 18 years. From working on campaigns at labels like Mercury, Arista, and Def Jam, to music supervising soundtracks for Will Smith's Overbrook Entertainment, to being an artist manager influencing the rise of John Legend and Childish Gambino.

Where Do Airbnb Hosts Make The Most Money?

SmartAsset.com | Posted 06.10.2015 | Money
SmartAsset.com

Many of the most popular Airbnb destinations are also among the least affordable cities in the U.S. So how much money is it possible to make by listing a room or full home on Airbnb?

Our Right to Travel to Cuba

William M. LeoGrande | Posted 06.05.2015 | Politics
William M. LeoGrande

Cultivating interpersonal relationships will help our two peoples better understand one another's values, fears and aspirations, thereby building a foundation for reconciliation. But the most important benefit from lifting the travel ban is the simplest: restoring the constitutional right of U.S. citizens and residents to travel.

Why Would a Parisian Try an Airbnb in Paris?

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 06.03.2015 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

Paris in the almost-spring. For this past trip home to Paris, we decided to try renting an apartment, since too many of us would be visiting my eldes...

I Made $41,879 As An AirBNB Host

Kelly Kampen | Posted 06.02.2015 | Travel
Kelly Kampen

I started out like anyone else, skeptical but intrigued. Who is going to rent my room? Is it safe. Luckily AirBNB has a pretty good verification, review and rating system. So I figured what the heck, let me give it a shot.

5 Travel Etiquette Tips Every Airbnb Guest Should Practice

Diane Gottsman | Posted 05.26.2015 | Travel
Diane Gottsman

As am Airbnb guest, you'll have a host that is committed to a pleasant experience, making your stay comfortable, and filling you in on what the local scene has to offer. Here are some basic guest etiquette suggestions to ensure a smooth and relaxing visit.

Leo Express: A Gleaming New Train Service Coming to a Station Near You

Bill_Robinson | Posted 05.26.2015 | Business
Bill_Robinson

Amazing new business models are rare ... even in this time of great 'disruption.' Many start-ups position themselves as disrupting because they feel they have to or die. So they reach.

6 Reasons Why Airbnb is the Best.

College Tourist | Posted 05.23.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

By College Tourist - Author - Alex Mathews Looking for affordable, high quality and immersive accommodation while you travel? Then Airbnb is for yo...

Carly Ledbetter

New 'AirBnB For Boats' Will Make You Yacht Captain For The Night

HuffingtonPost.com | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 05.21.2015 | Travel

If you'd like to gain your sea legs on your next vacation, try booking with Beds on Board, the new "AirBnb for boats." The company started after co...

The Rules Of Airbnb Sex

Map Happy | Posted 05.23.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

Give me a second while I mull this over, pause, slightly gross out and then somewhat reluctantly accept that we're all human beings here.