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Topic: Airbnb

Airbnb for Gingerbread Houses? Fully Baked Parody Is a Sweet Fundraiser for Homeless McKinney turns bookings into donations

Well, this is adorable.  For its pro-bono holiday project, agency McKinney created Gingerbreadbnb.com, a site that mimics Airbnb but lets you book virtual stays at confectionary cabins instead. All "bookings" become contributions…

December 16, 2014, 1:21 PM EST

Ad of the Day: Airbnb Created a Beautifully Intricate Tour of the World in Miniature Lovely visuals, lovingly crafted

In an age of boundless CGI, the best creatives are increasingly asking themselves one question: How can we bring this to life in the real world?  Hand-crafted effects (with some help…

December 1, 2014, 5:12 PM EST

Airbnb Is Launching a Print Magazine The new travel pub is called 'Pineapple'

Over the past year, the humble magazine has undergone a resurgence as digital companies from Net-a-Porter to CNET have branched out into branded print magazines. Now, in the wake of…

November 17, 2014, 2:26 PM EST

Here's a Pretty Fly Apartment on Airbnb: a Refurbished KLM Airplane And it could be yours for the night

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, which warmed heart cockles recently with its lost-and-found beagle, delivers another winner by listing a "Spacious Airplane Apartment" on Airbnb. Yes, they turned an airplane parked at…

November 17, 2014, 12:46 PM EST

San Francisco Passes 'Airbnb Law' for Short-Term Home Rentals Establishes tax regulations and other limits

San Francisco has legalized short-term residential rentals, clearing the way for companies like Airbnb to operate legally in the city—though with a lot of caveats. SFGate covered the board meeting during which…

October 8, 2014, 5:20 PM EDT

Miller Lite Is TBWA\C\D's 3rd Win in the Past Week Shop faces challenge of making light beer hot again

Miller Lite's creative business represents the third account win in the past week at the Playa del Rey, Calif. office of TBWA\Chiat\Day and is arguably the most daunting marketing challenge…

September 17, 2014, 5:50 PM EDT

Airbnb Hires a Global Media Agency Starcom wins pitch for the business

Airbnb has awarded Starcom its global media business after a review. The agency's Chicago office will manage the San Francisco-based company's global media strategy and U.S. activation. Global media spending could…

September 11, 2014, 6:00 AM EDT

Airbnb Posts Its Strangest Listing Yet, Inviting You to Spend the Night at Ikea Fun co-branding from Australia

I love the smell of Hemnes in the morning. Some lucky Australians will soon wake up in an Ikea store in New South Wales after spending a night there as part…

August 25, 2014, 11:24 AM EDT

Airbnb Reveals Plan to Celebrate 'Superhosts' Community feedback leads to refocus on hosts

Airbnb revealed a plan Thursday to recognize exemplary hosts after gathering feedback from people who rent their homes out on the popular site. The company isn't giving away many details. But it…

August 15, 2014, 3:20 PM EDT

Branding Experts to Airbnb: Ride the 'Vagina Logo' Buzz Accidental Rorschach test may be genius

What appeared to be a run-of-the-mill rebranding story yesterday with Airbnb has taken a strange turn toward either memories of elementary school anatomy/sex-ed class or pre-Giuliani Times Square. Indeed, the…

July 17, 2014, 12:13 PM EDT

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