Thus, Airbnb can cease to be associated exclusively with housing search services like HomeAway. The company hopes to become a kind of hotel concierge for users not only giving housing, but also providing all the necessary information on the entertainment available nearby.
In April, the company released a new version of its main application in which the so -called neighboring guides for travelers appeared. This year, Airbnb launched a national advertising campaign that hints that it will allow its clients to feel at home even during travel.
It is expected that the Airbnb Trips application will present the company at its annual conference, which will be held in November. Recently, The Information also reported that the company in November will launch a program that allows owners of the rented housing to earn on the recommendations of restaurants and conduct excursions. Rumors about the emergence of such a service have been going on at least 2014.
Airbnb representative Nick Papas said: «We are constantly experimenting with new things and now we have nothing to share, but we are working on a few delightful things».