This service’s name is “Airbnb For Business”. They explained business on travel on their website like that:
“Airbnb’s business travel program is making it easy for corporate travelers to plan their next business trip without sacrificing the comforts and amenities of home.Using the program, employees of participating companies will be provided with customized search results, tailored for their unique needs as a business traveler. With over 1,000,000 spaces all of the world, employees will be able to find a space that helps make after-work feel like a vacation.
For travel managers, the business travel program provides better transparency and more accurate reporting for their company. For employees, the business travel program provides an easier way to pay for their trip, without having to file expense reports.”
Airbnb’s Co-Founder and chief technology officer Nathan Blecharczyk express the importance of business travel “Corporate travel is a big part of the travel pie; it’s worth a lot of money, We’re further along there on our leisure side than our business side.”
According to information taken from Airbnb, in the last year, apporoximately 450 millon business trips taken all around the World. This is a huge number and Airbn already have 250 companies’ enrollment to Airbnb on Business program. They think all details to make comfort to business travelers. Right now big companies like Google, Salesforce.com, SoundCloud and Vox Media using the system.
They introduce the program with big words “Help your team always feel at home”
This is good the see Airbnb’s move to awareness the huge sector of business travelers.