Half a million Airbnb homes in Asia-Pacific being shared with the world

Airbnb has hit a milestone in Asia-Pacific with 500,000 listings offered to travellers from all over the world. As Asia-Pacific becomes increasingly important in the global travel landscape, this statistic is also a testament to the exponential rate at which home-sharing has grown over the past few years.

Half a million Airbnb homes in Asia-Pacific being shared with the world

“At Airbnb, we have created a platform to help people belong. Our host community plays a huge part in exciting and inspiring travellers to have a local and authentic experience”, says Parin Mehta, Regional Director of Host and Community, Asia-Pacific. “We see this as a global phenomenon, where people from different countries want to get to know each other, making the world a smaller place.”

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AVANI to Debut in Europe with Launch of AVANI Avenida Liberdade Lisbon Hotel in Portugal

AVANI Hotels & Resorts will debut in Europe with the opening of AVANI Avenida Liberdade Lisbon Hotel in the Portuguese capital. The 119-key hotel will launch on 1 April 2017, following the completion of a EUR 1.5 million refurbishment.

AVANI Avenida Liberdade Lisbon Hotel in Portugal

AVANI Avenida Liberdade Lisbon Hotel in Portugal

This newest addition to the AVANI portfolio will respond to the needs and aspirations of millennial-minded travellers, both in its product delivery and its design elements. Continue reading