Airbnb is an online marketplace and hospitality service, enabling people to lease or rent short-term lodging including vacation rentals, apartment rentals, homestays, hostel beds or hotel rooms. The Company does not own any lodging; it is merely a broker and receives percentage service fees from both guests and hosts in conjunction with every booking.
San Francisco, US
Size (employees)
7,939 (est)+3%
Airbnb was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US
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Key People/Management at Airbnb

Brian Chesky

Brian Chesky

Co-Founder & CEO
Belinda Johnson

Belinda Johnson

Chief Operating Officer
Nathan Blecharczyk

Nathan Blecharczyk

Co-Founder & CSO
Joe Gebbia

Joe Gebbia

Co-Founder & CPO
Kenneth Chenault

Kenneth Chenault

Board Member
Michael Curtis

Michael Curtis

VP Engineering
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Airbnb Office Locations

Airbnb has offices in San Francisco, Rome, Shanghai, Madrid and in 37 other locations
San Francisco, US (HQ)
888 Brannan Street
Seattle, US
1601 5th Ave
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Airbnb Financials and Metrics

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Airbnb Financials

Airbnb's revenue was reported to be $2.60 b in Y, 2017 which is a 73.3% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (Y, 2017)

2.6 b

Revenue growth (Y, 2016 - Y, 2017), %


EBIT (Y, 2017)

93 m

Market valuation

31 b
USDY, 2009Y, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012Y, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015Y, 2016Y, 2017


1 m7 m25 m100 m250 m500 m900 m1.5 b2.6 b

Revenue growth, %



(150 m)93 m

EBIT margin, %

USDY, 2017


405.4 k
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Airbnb Operating Metrics

Airbnb's Rooms was reported to be 4 m in Nov, 2017.
Jul, 2016Sep, 2016Y, 2016Jun, 2017Nov, 2017Jan, 2018Feb, 2018

Active Cities

34 k65 k33 k

Experiences Delivered to Date

4 k


2.30 m3 m4 m

Total Women Hosts Earnings

$10 b
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Airbnb Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Deco Software
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Airbnb News and Updates

Airbnb launches tool to help event planners find their guests somewhere to stay

It’s official: we’re entering conference season. Those lucky enough to be sent by their employers to some exotic clime for a few days of networking know how hard it can be to find somewhere to stay. Hotels sell out quickly. The ones that don’t are usually pretty sketchy, and charge guests several ti…

Resy wants to take you to dinner all around the world

Equipped with a newly redesigned website that features restaurant reviews and guides, Resy is officially pushing deeper into the global market. Today the company announced a new API and business segment called Resy Global Services. This product will give restaurant groups the ability to list their p…

As Cities Gentrify, Airbnb Wants To Point Travelers To Towns That Appreciate Tourists

The home-sharing company, which has been criticized for its effect on large metropolitan centers, has a plan to spur travel in lesser-known destinations. As Airbnb continues to face scrutiny over its impact on traveler meccas like Paris and San Francisco, the home-sharing company is opening a new gl…

For Americans, big changes in travel to Cuba

AP Explains: Raul Castro's time in office has seen dramatic changes in Americans' ability to travel to Cuba, with a dramatic opening under President Barack Obama, then a partial reduction under President Donald Trump

Airbnb expects 20,000 people to book Airbnb Concerts each month

All around the globe, Airbnb is adding hundreds of concerts and it’s already on track to be in 50 cities and have 20,000 people booking Airbnb Concerts each month before the year ends. The post Airbnb expects 20,000 people to book Airbnb Concerts each month appeared first on Travel Daily Media.

Singapore proposes allowing some Airbnb type rentals but with cap

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore proposed on Monday allowing private home owners to let out their property for short-term rentals but with an annual cap of 90 days a year - part of a consultation process welcomed by rental service Airbnb.
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