Airbnb: The three changes to making reservations around the world

Airbnb: The three changes to making reservations around the world

Airbnb logo. (photo: GitHub)

After the pandemic the vacation trips and weekend getaways have returned to normal, however, since nobody is the same as a couple of years ago, the platform adapted and announced a New way to search for destinationsWhat Combined stays and AirCover to help your users find the ideal lodging.

The platform indicated that it is ready for a “new way of traveling”, after discover that in 2022 people adapted new ways to do it. For example, domestic travel they represent more than half of the nights booked in the first quarter of this year, surpassing the levels of the same season of 2019.

On the other hand, international travel little by little they have returned to the levels prior to the pandemic and continue to grow, compared to 2021. In addition, it is expected that in the next summer vacations 9 out of 10 active Airbnb users travelgo to a destination.

(Photos: Airbnb)
(Photos: Airbnb)

Airbnb said it added ‘A new way to search’ so that travelers discover millions of options in spaces you don’t know yetsince they usually only go to a few city accounts, forgetting that on the platform there is accommodation in thousands of new towns and places.

That way, when users enter the platform, they are presented with 56 categories that organize the spaces according to their style, location or proximity to a travel activity. When you search for a destination, your results are also organized by categories that are relevant to that site specific.

Those 56 categories include more than 4 million spaces. Categories help organize places so users can find them in a way they wouldn’t have before. In addition to making them aware of more options, it seeks to help alleviate excess tourism in some areas and redistribute travel.

(Photo: Airbnb)
(Photo: Airbnb)

Airbn data shows that bookings at different locations have seen particularly strong growth in guest interest: tiny houses have achieved an increase of 173%, barns, 160%, domes, 134% and tree houses 116 percent.

With the pandemic, many had the opportunity to work while making longer trips, that is, they could live for a period of time in one city and then another without affecting their professional lives.

Records indicated that long-term stays peaked in the first quarter of 2022, reaching Double bookings compared to the first quarter of 2019. Almost all of them were for a week or more. Combined stays divide a trip between two spaces.

(Photo: Airbnb)
(Photo: Airbnb)

With this new tool, guests will see about 40% more spaces when searching for longer stays. When searching for a specific destination, Combined Stays automatically appear in search results. They also appear within 14 categories, including Camping, National Parks, Skiing and Surfing, to inspire guests to stay in two destinations as part of a longer trip.

It is a extensive travel protection that will be included free of charge when selecting a space on the platform. It is designed for users who will make their first trip after the pandemic, and will cover them for four protections each time they reserve a space.

will have: Greserve protection guarantee; alternative arrival guarantee; ad fidelity guarantee; 24 hour protection line. Added to this role is a team of specially trained agents to provide last-minute assistance. He also expanded his 24-hour security line in 16 languages.


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