Ten years ago, Airbnb co-founders Brian Chesky and Joe Gebbia inflated 3 airbeds in their San Francisco apartment and started what has become a global phenomenon in travel. Here are 10 facts you wouldn’t know about the world’s biggest accommodation platform.
1. There are more than 4.5 million Airbnb listings in 81 000 cities around the world.
2. Airbnb hosts have earned $41 billion in 10 years.
3. In 2017, the biggest night was when approximately 3 million people stayed on Airbnb in almost 20 000 cities around the world.
4. Hosts keep up to 97% of the money they charge for their listing.