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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

North Texas restaurants could lose millions in sales from hurricanes

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma will cost Dallas-based Consolidated Restaurant Operations more than a half million dollars in sales. Companies with larger footprints in Texas and Florida stand to lose even more......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals12 hr. 20 min. ago

As Hurricane Irma Gets Stronger, Restaurant Stocks Get Weaker

As Harvey impacted numerous industries here in the U.S., Irma is already doing the same. Restaurants that have a large presence in Florida, in particular, saw their stocks tank in Tuesday trading. Just as millions.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytSep 5th, 2017

Airbnb banned neo-Nazis from booking in Charlottesville — and set a standard for how tech companies can fight hate

Airbnb banned neo-Nazis from booking in Charlottesville — and set a standard for how tech companies can fight hate.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 13th, 2017

Winning Mega Millions ticket sold at Illinois restaurant

The winning ticket in Friday's Mega Millions drawing was sold at a barbecue restaurant in Palos Heights, Illinois, just outside of Chicago, NBC reported......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 12th, 2017

Accorhotels beefs up luxury rental "onefinestay" brand to fight Airbnb

PARIS (Reuters) - AccorHotels will re-group three of its luxury home-rental divisions under its 'onefinestay' brand, as the French hotelier steps up efforts to counter the challenge of Airbnb and other online booking services......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 26th, 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