In 2008, Brian Chesky, Joe Gebbia, and Nate Blecharczyk founded Airbnb. The first listing was in Brian and Joe's apartment on Rausch Street in San Francisco.

The top markets by active listings are Paris, London, New York, Rio de Janeiro, Los Angeles, Barcelona, Rome, Copenhagen, Sydney, and Amsterdam.

3 million

Airbnb listings worldwide


cities list homes with Airbnb


countries have Airbnb listings

160 million

Airbnb guest arrivals all-time

Airbnb has 19 offices globally.

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.

The top 10 destinations of inbound guests are the United States, France, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom, Japan, Canada, Australia, Germany, and Portugal.

The top 10 sources of outbound guests are the United States, France, the United Kingdom, Germany, Australia, Canada, China, Spain, Italy, and the Netherlands.