Fun + Unique Airbnb News, November 2017

In this monthly piece, I’m going to focus on the fun and interesting news coming out about Airbnb. I’ll mostly be ignoring news from governments and special-interest groups about regulation, litigation, taxes, housing crisis, etc. This post is Airbnb news November 2017.

 

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From fairy tale cottage to a glass-walled house, here are 10 unique Airbnb rentals

 

I love these Airbnb wishlists of unique spaces! Check out my Airbnb wishlists

 

Airbnb CEO: “We’ll Be Ready” for IPO

 

Leigh Gallagher, author of The Airbnb Story, asks some pointed questions of Airbnb CEO in regards to IPO. In summary, they will re ready by mid-2018, but that’s not to say they will do an IPO next year or even the next.

 

Airbnb Finally Opens Up On How To Rise Through Its Search Rankings

 

Here’s the blog post the author is referring to. It is very helpful. If you follow my social media accounts (@OptimizeMyAirbnb on Instagram), you got this info early!

 

AirGMS Released a First True Alternative to Airbnb Mobile App

 

This could be big! I have yet to fully check out this app, but I like what I see so far.

 

Airbnb Hosts Speak Up: These Simple Changes Would Make The Site Far Easier To Use

 

What would you suggest? I’d like to see the ability to remove discounts for certain weeks when you know a large conference is coming to town.

 

30 Airbnb Tips for First-Timers

 

These are tips for travelers, but we can learn from them. For example, they recommend reading the host profile for their interests and to search for wishlists in the city. I recommend both of these tips to my hosts!

 

Lego House in Denmark to host sleepover party for one family (VIDEO)

 

Night At from Airbnb

 

Here is the YouTube video.

 

The world’s most prolific Airbnb owner has 881 properties in London and earns £11.9m a year

 

What is your opinion on this host?

 

Each property earned roughly £14K which I find very low for London. These must be shared bedrooms.

 

How to list property on AirBNB and make SERIOUS money – hints and tips to maximise your rental’s potential

 

Leisurely snappy read with some good tips. Basic, but always good for a refresher. The only thing I disagree with is getting a “decent” cleaner. Your cleaner needs to be a lot better than decent.

 

Airbnb just bought Accomable to reach more travelers with disabilities

 

Seven Strategies For Maximizing Your Airbnb Rental

Can’t get enough strategy!

 

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I would love to read your comments about this or new stuff not covered! This was Airbnb news November 2017.


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The Airbnb Pro, Danny has been connected to Airbnb since 2012 as an Airbnb employee, Superhost, and Airbnb property manager. In 2018, Danny passed 500 nights in an Airbnb as a guest. Danny has traveled to over 25 countries with Airbnb and sifted through thousands of Airbnb listings, so he knows what makes a listing stand out and how to offer a world-class experience to your guest.