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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

These are Silicon Valley"s top 10 most wished-for Airbnb listings

Airbnb has proven to be a popular alternative to booking a hotel, especially in Silicon Valley, where an Airbnb listing can offer a more eclectic experience than a run-of-the-mill hotel room. The region's most popular listing, according to data provid.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 18th, 2017

This Chicago startup has built a tech platform for concierge services

Responsible for crucial guest-facing customer service and transforming hotel experiences for millions of travelers around the world, concierge services are often called upon by guests to provide trip planning assistance, make restaurant reservations, .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 26th, 2017

Among private tech firms, Airbnb has pursued a distinct strategy

UNTIL recently “Uber envy” afflicted many top executives at Airbnb, a platform for booking overnight stays in other people’s homes. So admits a big investor in the firm......»»

Category: topSource: economistMay 25th, 2017

Airbnb launches new restaurant reservation tool in San Francisco

Short-term rental site Airbnb has launched a restaurant reservation tool for its travelers and is now rolling it out for the first time in San Francisco, the company said this week. Airbnb poured $13 million into Resy Network Inc., a competitor of .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 24th, 2017

With hotel disturbance peaking, Airbnb eyes all your travel

At $31 billion, Airbnb is now worth more than all but one hotel company. Its next big market to upend may be air travel, and your flight booking......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 16th, 2017

With Airbnb"s $31 billion hotel disturbance peaking, it has an eye on travel

At $31 billion, Airbnb is now worth more than all but one hotel company. Its next big market to upend may be air travel, and your flight booking......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 16th, 2017

With Airbnb"s $31 billion hotel disturbance peaking, it has an eye on travel

At $31 billion, Airbnb is now worth more than all but one hotel company. Its next big market to upend may be air travel, and your flight booking......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 16th, 2017

Airbnb, San Francisco Put Legal Battle To Bed

Airbnb and the city of San Francisco have settled a lingering lawsuit over a short-term rental regulation, with the room-booking giant agreeing to require that hosts register wit.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkMay 2nd, 2017

Airbnb Settles Lawsuit in San Francisco

The city wanted to fine Airbnb up to $1,000 for every booking of a unit not registered with the city......»»

Category: topSource: incMay 2nd, 2017

Airbnb, San Francisco reach deal on rental registrations

San Francisco and Airbnb have reached a deal to end a lawsuit over a law that fines the company for booking rentals not registered with the city......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 1st, 2017

Startup striving to be OpenTable for physical therapy lands major partnership

A new Manhattan company aims to make booking an appointment with a physical therapist as easy as reserving a table at that trendy Italian restaurant with your smartphone. Cofounders Greg Peters, 36,... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 20th, 2017

Red Robin Is the Latest Restaurant Chain to Embrace Digital Ordering

Diners have gotten more comfortable booking orders online. Red Robin Gourmet Burgers is launching the chain’s first-ever digital ordering platform, the latest .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneApr 12th, 2017

Japanese app models Airbnb -- but for parking spaces

You're driving around a restaurant, looking for a parking .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 2nd, 2017

Sanctuary restaurants vow to protect undocumented workers

The Trump administration's crackdown on immigration has rattled the restaurant industry and the millions of foreign-born workers it relies on......»»

Category: topSource: moneyFeb 20th, 2017

Airbnb Turns Its First Profit

Airbnb recorded quite the achievement late last year: reaching profitability, according to Bloomberg. The $30 billion room-booking giant reportedly turned its first profit in the second half of 2016 and expects to continue that profitability into 2017, .....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJan 27th, 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