Airbnb China today announced the appointment of Siew Kum Hong to the role of Chief Operating Officer (COO), effective on June 30.
American tourism experiences platform Airbnb is laying off about 25% of its workforce as the COVID-19 pandemic halts the travel industry and threatens the company's core business.
Airbnb China launched a series of new initiatives to help the local community recover from the COVID-19 outbreak.
The COVID-19 a disastrous time for travel-related businesses, as well as all the other service-related industries. Non-essential travel plans have been mostly canceled, all travel platforms are experiencing huge losses due to trip cancelations.
“2019 was the year when Airbnb fully penetrated into the Chinese market,” said Peng Tao, at the online lodging platform’s media event.
If Yun Fei hadn't found the hidden camera in the Airbnb apartment, he would probably find leaked videos of himself on porn sites.
Tujia.com, Airbnb's equivalent in the China market, denied the rumor of a possible merger on June 1, stating that the two short-term rental service platforms have not been in any form of contact.
2017 has seen the rise and fall of numerous new technologies and business models, stunning and mediocre products, and the rise and collapse of tech giants. At the end of the year, Tencent launched into the Top 10 companies in technology industry.
Nathan Blecharczyk, co-founder and chief strategy officer of Airbnb, made his first media appearance since he was appointed president of Airbnb China. Airbnb has 150,000 listings in China and aims to make China Airbnb’s largest market in the world by 2020, he said.
Xiaozhu announced it raised $120 million during its E-round financing on November 1. YF Capital led the round, and existing shareholders, such as JOY Capital, Morningside Venture Capital and Capital Today, increased their stake. TH Capital is Xiaozhu’s only financial adviser.
Ge Hong, Airbnb's global vice president and China president, has resigned. The company said Xiao Jinhong will take the role until a suitable replacement can be found. The news follows an announcement that Airbnb co-founder Nathan Blecharcwyk would assume the position as China president.
On the theft case a Hangzhou landlord encountered which was reported by media, Mayi.com said in a statement that, in July, after receiving the landlord feedback, it set up a working group on track. At present, the case is still under investigation and Mayi.com will continue to cooperate with public security for investigation. Some media…
On April 28th, a pop-up shop called Orz Cha which only opened for four days debuted in Shanghai. Because of its ultimate "demotivation" culture, it matches daily sadness white-collar workers. Pop-up shop triggered a long queues at the scene and numerous sharing in moments of WeChat. Pop-up shop has no intention to open for long…
Let’s rewind back to the first 20 years of Internet development in China and talk about its business model. What everyone did back then was "Copy to China". We essentially brought successful business models from Europe and US to China. For example: Sohu copied Yahoo Tencent copied ICQ Baidu copied Google Taobao copied eBay Meituan…
On June 28th, Airbnb jointly launched with Alipay a handy new tool available in the Alipay app called the “Aibiying Travel Deposit”, which will help prevent the app users from reckless spending. By setting the travel location, period of stay, the number of travelers and the intended travel dates in the app, the system will…