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Airbnb expands beyond rentals — now hosting Experiences

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Gillian Morris
@gillianim · CEO, Hitlist
Woah, this is huge. The travel startup graveyard is full of P2P tours and activities providers, none of which managed to gain much traction - @couchsurfing probably comes closest, but it's far from mainstream. @axk does a good job of explaining why it's so hard in this analysis from @denschaal of @skift: “Margins are incredibly tight (just 10% in some cases)… See more
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Jack Smith
@_jacksmith · Serial Entrepreneur & Startup Adviser
I haven't seen any press about this; so as far as I can tell, this is a Product Hunt Exclusive :) I got an email saying "You've travelled quite a bit on Airbnb, so I wanted to invite you to be one of the first experience hosts here in San Francisco. We're looking for amazing folks to share authentic San Francisco dinner parties, food and pub crawls, and bru… See more
Anna
@abracarioca · Contributor @ TNW, CEO @ MonoLibre
AFAIK this is something Airbnb has been testing since 2014 in some locations like SF (http://techcrunch.com/2014/05/16...). In Europe it also has a partnership with Trip4real, a travel experience startup from Barcelona, which shows up at the end of the Airbnb booking process (http://novobrief.com/trip4real-p...)
Dan Fennessy
@dan_fennessy · Founder at Party with a Local
Actually I stand corrected, it seems some experiences are live after all, and not just in San Francisco. Here's a shopping tour in Paris Airbnb experience https://www.airbnb.com/experienc... I can't find one place where all experiences are listed but if you type in https://www.airbnb.com/experienc... (and a number after /) you can see them. Can anyone find a… See more
Steve Benjamins
@stevebenjamins · Founder, Site Builder Report
I've been using Vayable.com for this for awhile. It's almost the exact what Airbnb is describing. Should be interesting!