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Airbnb pours millions into N.Y.C. restaurant booking app

Airbnb has invested millions in restaurant-booking app Resy Network Inc. as it seeks to become a one-stop shop for travelers learning about new destinations. The Wall Street Journal reports that Airbnb will begin using Resy's booking app in April,.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 10th, 2017

Reservation-booking app Resy just got a massive investment from Airbnb, one of the most valuable startups in the world

Noam Galai / Stringer / Getty ImagesNew York-based startup Resy can now count one of the most valuable startups in the world as an investor.  The reservation booking app has raised a $13.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 9th, 2017

Airbnb is reportedly building its own air travel booking site

BII This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "E-Commerce Bri.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 20th, 2016

Airbnb steps up fundraising as it builds a new travel service

Airbnb has brought the size of its current fundraising effort to $1 billion, as it reportedly builds an air travel booking service to compete with Priceline (NASDAQ: PCLN) and Expedia (NASDAQ: EXPE). The company authorized the sale of an additional $15.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 19th, 2016

Airbnb: 1M listings use booking service that stems discrimination on platform

The launch of 'instant book' followed reports of black renters turned down by hosts.         The launch of 'instant book' followed reports of black renters turned down by hosts.      &nb.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayDec 17th, 2016

Airbnb: 1M listings use booking service that stems discrimination on platform

The launch of 'instant book' followed reports of black renters turned down by hosts.         The launch of 'instant book' followed reports of black renters turned down by hosts.      &.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayDec 8th, 2016

Data Sheet—Sunday, November 20, 2016

Airbnb's pre-IPO strategy. Thursday was among Airbnb’s biggest days ever. After years of work, the home-sharing company said it would expand beyond its roots in lodging to also let travelers book activities, cars, and restaurant reservations. In.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 20th, 2016

Airbnb upgrade adds experiences and places

Airbnb, the popular short-term rental platform, is expanding beyond just booking homes and apartments. Now, the San Francisco company wants to help you book surf lessons, dance classes, walking tours and other experiences. With an upgrade that launched.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesNov 17th, 2016

Judge denies Airbnb"s request to halt San Francisco short-term rental law

A federal court judge declined Tuesday to impose a preliminary injunction against a San Francisco law that makes it a crime for short-term rental companies to collect booking fees on properties not registered with the city. Airbnb, the popular short-t.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesNov 8th, 2016

Judge won"t immediately block San Francisco Airbnb law

A federal judge has refused to immediately block a San Francisco ordinance that would fine Airbnb for booking rentals that were not registered with the city......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 8th, 2016

Airbnb"s "don"t punish us" for scofflaws fails court test

(Bloomberg) -- Airbnb Inc.’s claim that it’s just a conduit for user-generated content was rejected by a judge who said the company may not be able to duck a San Francisco law punishing it for collecting booking fees from hosts who fail to register th.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 8th, 2016

Priceline Group Inc: This Is Why PCLN Stock Is Going Crazy

What's Driving the PCLN Stock Boom? Priceline Group Inc (NASDAQ:PCLN) stock soared in after-market trading after beating analysts' profit estimates, despite also writing down the value of its "OpenTable" restaurant-booking service by $941.0 million. The.....»»

Category: analysisSource: profitconfidentialNov 8th, 2016

Priceline Takes $941 Million Charge; Earnings Beat Estimates - Bloomberg

BloombergPriceline Takes $941 Million Charge; Earnings Beat EstimatesBloombergPriceline Group Inc. wrote down the value of its OpenTable restaurant-booking service by $941 million, almost a third of the $2.6 billion the online travel giant paid in cash to.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsNov 7th, 2016

Airbnb Says It’s Helping the Restaurant Industry Worldwide

The home-sharing company says it helped generate $4.5 billion in revenue for restaurants last year. As Airbnb continues to fight regulatory hurdles in cities like San Francisco and New York, it’s hoping to find an ally in local restaurants. On T.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 20th, 2016

The 10 best restaurants in the world, according to travelers

Facebook/Adam's Restaurant BirminghamWord of mouth is still the best way to find the best meals. Travel planning and booking site TripAdvisor just announced its Travelers’ Choice Awards for the best restaurants in the world,.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 18th, 2016

Farmers dumping millions of gallons of milk amid glut

U.S. dairy farmers are dumping tens of millions of gallons of milk in the midst of a supply glut which has also resulted in warehouses full of cheese. WSJ's Kelsey Gee explains how restaurant chains are stepping in to help farmers on Lunch Break with .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 12th, 2016

See how much in new tax revenue Airbnb is contributing to Pinellas

Airbnb has contributed more than half a million dollars in new tax revenue to Pinellas County since December 2015, the online hospitality booking company said. Pinellas became the first county last year in Florida to enter into a voluntary collection agr.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 12th, 2016

Taco Bell Lists ‘SteakCation’ on Airbnb

To celebrate the launch of a new menu item. You may have noticed something strange while scrolling through Airbnb this week: a Taco Bell restaurant in Chatham, Ontario. It’s really more of a contest than an actual Airbnb listing, but it’s .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 6th, 2016

The 25 cheapest cities in Europe to rent an Airbnb

AirbnbWhile Europe can be expensive, it is full of affordable holiday destinations, and Airbnb is a popular way for travellers to get cheap accommodation deals. Since millions of Europeans have opened their homes to strangers on the website, we've teamed .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 6th, 2016

Check Out These Pitch Decks From Airbnb, YouTube and Other Famous Startups

These companies took in millions, some after multiple rejections. Airbnb described its service as a way to "save money, make money, and share culture." BuzzFeed billed itself as a "one stop shop for web buzz." And YouTube said it moved the video-conte.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 12th, 2016

Airbnb Unveils Changes To Address Racial Discrimination

The move comes after longstanding claims from African-American Airbnb customers who said their booking requests were turned down at a high rate. The move comes after longstanding claims from African-American Airbnb customers who said their booking r.....»»

Category: topSource: nprSep 8th, 2016