‘Travel as We Knew It Is Over,’ Says Airbnb CEO as Bookings Rise

Short-term rentals see a 20% increase in bookings over 2019

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AirDNA, which monitors the short-term rental market, says bookings are up over 2019. Airbnb

With “zero marketing whatsoever,” Airbnb is seeing travelers come back to the home-sharing platform, with levels equivalent to 2019 in a pre-pandemic world.

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