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Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky: Expect longer trips after COVID-19

Traveling may never be the same after COVID-19. For starters, people have grown used to the flexibility that working remotely has afforded them, Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky said Tuesday during Fortune’s Global Forum conference. Because many people don’t have to return to physical offices, they have more leeway to plan vacations and travel plans “anytime,” Chesky said.
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TechCrunch

Brian Chesky describes a faster, nimbler post-pandemic Airbnb

The changes come in response to the way travel has evolved during the pandemic; Airbnb as a company has changed, too. TechCrunch sat down with Brian Chesky, Airbnb co-founder and CEO, to discuss the future of travel, how his company worked to support a changing market and what it was like leading the world’s biggest travel startup during a global pandemic.
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Airbnb’s CEO Brian Chesky Says This Is How To Build The Best Company Culture

“I’m sure I’ll amount to nothing” — Brian Chesky. Brian Chesky’s high school yearbook message could not have been more wrong. Yet 8 years later, he could be forgiven for believing his own words when he couldn’t afford rent in his San Francisco apartment as an unemployed designer. Times were tough and he and his roommate Joe Gebbia were frantically thinking of ways to make some money. When a design conference led to local hotels being fully booked, they spotted the opportunity to let people stay for the weekend for a small fee.
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CNBC Exclusive: CNBC Transcript: Airbnb Co-Founder & CEO Brian Chesky Speaks with CNBC’s “TechCheck” Today

WHERE: CNBC's "TechCheck" Following is the unofficial transcript of a CNBC exclusive interview with Airbnb co-founder and CEO Brian Chesky on CNBC's "TechCheck" (M-F 11AM – 12PM ET) today, Friday, April 16th. Following is a link to video on CNBC.com: https://www.cnbc.com/video/2021/04/16/airbnb-ceo-on-the-campaign-to-attract-more-hosts-as-demand-surges.html. All references must be sourced to CNBC. PART ONE.
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Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky says post-pandemic, cities might actually want the company around

It has been a roller-coaster year for a lot of businesses, few more than Airbnb. The company saw an 80% drop in business last spring as the pandemic hit. It laid off a quarter of its employees, raised $2 billion in private funding and hurried the heck up and introduced Online Experiences like virtual cooking classes to try to make any money at all. But by December, it had recovered enough for a blockbuster initial public offering and a profitable third quarter.
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Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky on the future of travel and his company

Airbnb seems to be on the precipice of a business boom, as travel is expected to surge once herd immunity is achieved. Axios Re:Cap speaks with CEO Brian Chesky about the company's first earnings report since going public, plus what's next for Airbnb, travel and hospitality. Go deeper. DoorDash, Airbnb...
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Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky on three travel industry trends the pandemic has changed forever

The wide-ranging interview peeks into a chaotic spring, "one of the greatest things we ever did" and what to expect travelers to demand in 2021. © 2021 American City Business Journals. All rights reserved. Use of and/or registration on any portion of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement (updated 1/1/21) and Privacy Policy and Cookie Statement (updated 1/1/21). The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of American City Business Journals.
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Airbnb's Brian Chesky on permanent shifts in travel and need for principles in a crisis

Airbnb had a tumultuous 2020, going from planning an IPO early in the year to losing 80% of its booking in eight weeks come March. Despite the obvious challenges as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, in the third quarter of 2020 the company claimed it had seen a return to near-third quarter 2019 business levels and had its most profitable three-month period since its creation.
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Airbnb's Brian Chesky on permanent shifts in travel and need for principles in a crisis

Airbnb had a tumultuous 2020, going from planning an IPO early in the year to losing 80% of its booking in eight weeks come March. Despite the obvious challenges as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, in the third quarter of 2020 the company claimed it had seen a return to near-third quarter 2019 business levels and had its most profitable three-month period since its creation.
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Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky on three travel industry trends the pandemic has changed forever

The wide-ranging interview peeks into a chaotic spring, "one of the greatest things we ever did" and what to expect travelers to demand in 2021. © 2021 American City Business Journals. All rights reserved. Use of and/or registration on any portion of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement (updated 1/1/21) and Privacy Policy and Cookie Statement (updated 1/1/21). The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of American City Business Journals.