In 2008, Airbnb was founded by Brian Chesky, Joe Gebbia and Nate Blecharcyzk.
The first Airbnb listing was in Brian and Joe's apartment on Rausch Street in San Francisco.
Airbnb is in 50,000 cities and 191+ countries.
Airbnb has 3 million+ listings worldwide.
Top 10 destinations of inbound guests
Top 10 destinations of outbound guests
Top markets by active listings
Rio de Janeiro
Top 10 highest percentage of homes wish listed in a destinations in the US
Mendocino Region, California
Hood River, Oregon
Florida Keys, Florida
New Orleans, Louisiana
North Carolina Coast, North Carolina
Big Island, Hawaii
Airbnb has 19 offices globally.
Airbnb has had more than 140 million total guest arrivals all-time.
Top 10 highest percentage of homes wish listed in a destinations globally
Belize City, Belize
Turks and Caicos
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Margaret River, Australia
Jervis Bay, Australia
Tamarindo, Costa Rica
Top 10 most wish listed properties on Airbnb
Secluded Intown Treehouse in Atlanta, Georgia
The Seashell House in Casa Caracol, Mexico
Casa Barthel in Tuscany, Italy
Ivy Trullo in Brindisi, Italy
Rainforest Tree House with Hot Springs in Costa Rica
Aroma(n)tica Treehouse in San Salvador
Mushroom Dome Cabin in Aptos, CA
Pirates of the Carribean Getaway in Topanga Canyon, CA
Balian Treehouse with private bool in Bali
Brand New Mini Loft in Rome, Italy
74% of listings are outside the main hotel districts
91% of travellers want to 'live like a local'
79% of travellers want to explore an authentic neighborhood
Airbnb guests stay 2.1x longer than typical visitors
Airbnb guests spend 2.1x more than typical visitors
42% of guest spending is in the neighborhoods where they stayed
81% of hosts share the home in which they live
52% are moderate to low income
53% say that hosting has helped them stay in their home
48% of host income is used to pay for regular household expenses like rent and groceries
Airbnb has nearly 3,000 castles and 1,400 treehouses.
On New Year's Eve 2016, the Airbnb community celebrated its biggest night ever, with nearly 2 million guests staying at listings worldwide.
As of January 2017