Air BnB Unveils the Roadmap with Goals

Airbnb 2018 roadmap conference

Air Bread and Breakfast, the company who changed the hospitality experience and revolutionized the experience globally updates the road map for the coming year and their goals in growing. Everybody knows how Airbnb got started and how they got to the level where they are now currently. If not bellow illustration is to show how they got to the point where they are right now.

For the last years Airbnb hosts has earned more than $41 Billions, in total there are more than 81,000 cities globally where you can Airbnb accommodation and over 300 millions of guests have check in for last ten years by using Airbnb.

New Property Types

Airbnb keeps the promise by understanding the features what really made Airbnb successful, The unique feature in the Airbnb is to provide home like environment with the hosts to the people who are reserving the places. Due to that there will be a considerable amount of cost reduction to the person who is reserving depending on the location.

Airbnb introduces 4 Property type that people can use to reserve on the move to places to the existing accommodation options, shared space, private room, entire home. Vacation home, Unique Space, B&B and Boutique are the newest addition of accommodation types to the options that people can choose in.

New Tiers

Airbnb introduce new tiers which will be helpful for guests to recognize hosts where Airbnb personally check and verify the hosts and their comfort levels.

Airbnb Plus Tier - Currently there are 2000 homes in 13 cities in Airbnb which are inspected over 100 points of checklist to ensure the cleanness, comfort, design, hospitality, well equipped, well maintained and many more to give a outstanding experience to the guests who is using Airbnb to choose their accommodation. Hosts can be eligible to get entitled to Airbnb Plus by

  1. having minimum of one stay of guests.
  2. Being on top with average rating of 4.8+ stars.
  3. Accept 95% of reservation from the guests.
  4. Having no last minute cancellations for the past year.
  5. Hosting an entire home or a private room with a private bathroom.

There will be a additional fee for hosts which is $149 USD which will covers the verification with interior design consultation program. Guests will be able to reserve a Airbnb Plus home for an average price of 250USD per night.

Airbnb Luxury Tier - Airbnb introduces luxury tier, which will be available sooner with a world class hospitality for with superior quality and guaranteed accommodation for the guests who's willing to choose their accommodation via Airbnb.

Airbnb was initially designed to solo travelers and backpackers who needed the primary requirement of bed and breakfast for their stay at the location, Airbnb is wanted to acquire the customers from the different market segmentation by providing accommodation solutions to Families, and wide range of scope in their service. That's the main reason that Airbnb initiated New Tiers and collections with more features that will loved by the guests.

There will be more competition for the accommodation channels like and agoda with these new initiatives and the to the hosts who only uses agoda and to sell their accommodation locations. If you are only using other than Airbnb, you should try out using Airbnb and it will be great for your business.

Source - Airbnb