Tuesday, 18 March 2014

Airbnb has plans to create an upscale hotel experience




Airbnb wants to make renting out someone else's home or apartment a lot more like the experience of booking and staying at a traditional hotel. In an extensive profile of the company's CEO, Fast Company reports that Airbnb is planning a number of new services, including room cleaning, airport transportation, and a streamlined key handoff as part of an attempt to add some of the comforts and amenities provided at real hotels. The cleaning service is said to be launching this summer and include everything from fresh sheets and towels to a mint and Vitaminwater. Presumably, guests will pay the added cost for the service.

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