Airbnb brings Trips to Australia for a bigger slice of the tourism pie


Airbnb’s ambition to become your travel agent just got an Australian boost.

On Tuesday, the company officially launched Trips in SydneyFirst announced at the Airbnb Open conference in Los Angeles in late 2016, the new platform allows local “Experiences” to be offered to travellers as well as accommodation.

In Sydney for the launch, Airbnb’ vice president of product Joseph Zadeh said he’d had the chance to sample some of the local activities available. He tried a surf outing with big wave legend Mark Matthews, along with a behind-the-scenes dinner and show at the Sydney Opera House. Read more…

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