Brian Chesky

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Airbnb has decided to cull 1,900 jobs, and has axed a range of ancillary services and its magazine. This is bad news for its operation in Dublin, where its European headquarters is based

Having started the year eyeing a $30 billion stock market flotation and plans for further expansion of its activities globally, the Covid-19 pandemic (...)

HR departments have shouldered much of the burden of the coronavirus workload – from taking care of employee health and wellbeing to solving problems associated with the transition to working from home.

In the corporate pecking order, HR has often played second fiddle to the more commercially driven aspects of corporate operations. But while savvy chi(...)

Airbnb:  Brian Chesky says he plans to focus on part-time hosts and put less emphasis on professionals. Photograph: Dado Ruvic/Reuters

Back in March, when social distancing and self-quaranting were still novelties, Airbnb’s chief executive, Brian Chesky, hung an oversized print from h(...)

“The increase in the number of properties advertised for rent so far in March is likely to be related to the collapse in tourism and thus the fall in demand for short-term rentals,” economist Ronan Lyons said. Photograph: John MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images

Airbnb hosts across the country are coming to terms with a huge hit to their income as a result of mass cancellations due to the spread of coronavirus(...)

Tokyo Airbnb hosts Ashley Thredgold and Tracey Northcott, who say occupancy of their properties has gone  from 80 percent to zero. Photograph:The New York Times

Livia De Felice, who owns two holiday rental properties and manages four others across Italy, has seen all of her bookings for March cancelled, leavin(...)

CFour people were killed and four others wounded in a Halloween night party shooting at a large rental home in a wealthy San Francisco. Photograph: Ray Chavez/East Bay Times/AP

Airbnb Inc banned “party houses” on Saturday after five people were killed in a shooting at a large Halloween gathering inside a rental home in North(...)

Maureen MacEvily cottage AirBnB

Who ever would have thought that an air mattress would have the power to change the world? Airbnb was born in San Francisco when two of its founders, (...)

An intergenerational workforce can be a potent force for success. Photograph: iStock

Successful boutique hotelier Chip Conley joined Airbnb in 2013 at the request of one of the company’s millennial co-founders Brian Chesky. There’s not(...)

The Airbnb logo is displayed on a computer screen.  Photograph: Carl Court/Getty Images

Airbnb’s long-awaited Wall Street debut is officially earmarked for 2020, but the home-share startup is charting an unconventional path to the public (...)

Chateau d’Estoublon in Provence, France. The property is included in Airbnb’s new platform. Photograph: Airbnb

When Airbnb launched in 2008, the tech startup offered cash-strapped travellers cheap overnight stays on sofas and in spare bedrooms around the world.(...)

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