May 27, 2016

Here's How Airbnb Disrupted the Travel Industry


Airbnb started in August 2008 and got its name when its three founders rented out air mattresses on the floor of their San Francisco apartment during a design conference. They then went on to become the successful brand it is today by following trends of disruption in the hospitality business that have been around since the 1950s, and by understanding shifts in consumer behavior.

Airbnb is like a boutique hotel on steroids.

Topics: Research and Insights, Innovation, Inspiration, Vertical - Travel