Airbnb

Nationality
American

CEO
Brian Chesky

Sector / Main Business Area
Airbnb is a short-term property rental online marketplace acting as a broker between the property owner and customer and earning commissions from each booking

Listed / Private
Private (but aiming to list)

Competitors
Include Booking.com, onefinestay, hometogo

Fun fact(s)/Brand(s)

The original name of the company was AirBedandBreakfast.com after the founders rented out an air mattress in their living room. Airbnb is a shortened version of that!

Last reviewed/edited
17th Nov 2020 PW