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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

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

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