Airbnb

Airbnb Introduces Split Payments to Make Group Travel Easy

Airbnb Group has today become the first accommodation provider to launch a seamless, global split payments feature to travelers around the world. The split payments tool will offer travel groups even more listings to choose from, that often fall outside of what an organizer can afford to reserve if they had to front the total cost. "The...

Airbnb Announces the Launch of Trips in Vancouver

Airbnb has just announced the launch of its Trips service in Vancouver, only the second city in Canada to host bookable experiences offered by passionate locals. For those who aren’t aware, Trips allows travellers to experience a different and authentic side of a city, by bringing together where you stay, what you do and the people you meet all...

Uber, Airbnb Making Things Tricky for Tax Season in Canada

An article by CBC News today has highlighted how sharing economy services like Uber and Airbnb are making tax time tricky for Canadians, as many don't realize they are required to pay tax on income earned. Todd Harrison, who specializes in filing taxes for individuals and businesses, says that there's a lack of understanding about who...

Airbnb Begins Offering Foodie Tours of Toronto’s Greektown

Last week, it was reported that Airbnb, the popular community marketplace for people to list, discover and book unique spaces around the world through mobile and web, is all set to acquire social payments startup ‘Tilt’. Today, The Star is reporting that as part of the company's expansion beyond lodging, Airbnb is now offering foodie tours of Greektown,...

Airbnb Set to Acquire Social Payments Startup ‘Tilt’

According to a report by TechCrunch, social payments startup ‘Tilt' is all set to be acquired by Airbnb, the popular community marketplace for people to list, discover and book unique spaces around the world through mobile and web. Acquiring Tilt would not only give Airbnb experience in the payments space in general, but also experience working with payments around...