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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 | 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? | Posted 06.10.2015 | Money

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

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 | 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.

This Tiny, Tropical AirBnB Treehouse Is All Your Dreams Come True

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 05.20.2015 | Travel

AirBnB has a lot of great hidden gems, but this tiny tropical treehouse has to be one of our favorites. The one-bedroom, one-bathroom treehouse...

A Libertarian Dream: The 'Sharing Economy'

Mike Lux | Posted 05.19.2015 | Politics
Mike Lux

As the FTC takes a look at the sharing economy, they need to think through what it would mean for our broader economy, and they need to think about the danger of creating the Wild, Wild West in certain marketplaces.

Tiny, Floating London Cottage Is Picture Perfect

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 05.18.2015 | HuffPost Home

Hello, perfection. This tiny floating cottage is a work of pure delight, with two bedrooms, a bathroom, a living room, and a yard complete with dog...

Cuba Is Booming On Airbnb

Posted 05.13.2015 | Travel

If you're looking to go somewhere in Cuba, make it an Airbnb. The country is Airbnb's fastest-growing market, according to The Miami Herald and company spokespeople.

5 Easy Ways to Save on a Trip to Paris | Posted 05.13.2015 | Travel

Paris is a city that many travelers pine for, dream about, plan a once-in-a-lifetime trip to. But with so much love comes plenty of high prices. In fact, Paris is one of the most expensive European cities to fly to.

11 Companies Warren Buffett Secretly Loves

GOBankingRates | Posted 05.11.2015 | Money

When it comes to his stock picks, marquee investor Warren Buffett is both stubborn and predictable. Here's who Buffett has been carrying a torch for, all these years.

When An Airbnb Rental Goes South, It Can Get Really Bad

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 05.07.2015 | Travel

A Canadian family is dealing with a rental nightmare after advertising their home on the popular listing site Airbnb. Mark and Star King rented the...

What Some of the World's Leading Companies Can Teach You About the Future of Work

Jacob Morgan | Posted 05.06.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

The goal of the community and the forum is to bring together the world's most forward thinking organizations to explore what the future of work is going to look like, and what companies are doing to adapt.

Here's What Happened After An Airbnb Host Kicked Two Men Out For Being Gay

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.01.2015 | Gay Voices

Airbnb has removed a Texas bed and breakfast from its listings after its host reportedly kicked out a gay couple. Jonathan Wang told KTRK-TV that ...

Growing a Tech Startup: Knowing When and How to Scale

Debbie Madden | Posted 06.24.2015 | Technology
Debbie Madden

Starting a company is thrilling and terrifying all at once. I can only describe it as "energizing stress." I've started and helped start five companies in my career, each one having similarities to those before it.