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Airbnb Analytics: 4 Business Travel and Travel Tech Trends That Defined the Week of Feb. 26-Mar. 3

Travel Technology | Michael Isenbek | March 06, 2016

Airbnb Analytics: 4 Business Travel and Travel Tech Trends That Defined the Week of Feb. 26-Mar. 3

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The first annual 2016 Home Sharing Market Report has been published — a pioneering study on the state of Airbnb conducted by LearnAirbnb along with pricing and market analytics provider Everbooked. Some enlightening information about Airbnb hosts has been revealed, included concerns about hotel industry lobbyists, as home sharing is proving to be an increasing threat to the bottom line of hotels worldwide. Click to peruse some of the report’s stats.

Need to get super-specific with your search on HotelTonight? Just use the magic word. For example: type a location, then the word “pets” for pet-friendly accommodations or “Max100” for rooms that don’t exceed $100 a night. A corresponding emoji will pop up to verify the magic word, and your search results will follow. Click for more details.

The world of multi-day guided tour vacations is vast, with some legendary companies out there, and something for every niche. There’s some great ones and some clunkers. Stride Travel, which just went live, has been longed for by travel consumer and professional alike: a third party space for reviews and ratings of guided tour vacations. Click to find out more about this resource.

Expensing Uber just got way easier — no more arcane forms required. Just link your Business Profile to your expense provider, enable “Auto-Expense,” and cross it off the to-do list. According to Uber, Almost a million riders and over 200,000 companies have embraced the new Business Profiles feature. Click to find out more.


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