AirBNB was created with one goal: to connect travelers with locals who had a spare room to rent. Recently, the service has seen explosive growth and has received significant publicity. Here are just some of the impressive statistics that Airbnb has accumulated since launching in 2008.
As Airbnb grows it faces new safety and privacy concerns. Shortly following accusations of scammy marketing tactics, Airbnb made negative headlines again when renter EJ lived througha host’s worst nightmare. Freelance writer EJ rented her San Francisco apartment for a week while she was in New York City. She returned to find it ransacked and filthy.
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