Airbnb could cut spending on Amazon Web Services due to coronavirus

Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky at The New York Times Dealbook event on November 6, 2019. Credit: Mike Cohen/ The New York Times Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky said the company is prepared to cut its budget deeper this year if the coronavirus pandemic continues to weigh on its...

Airbnb poised for comeback after brutal Covid-19 spring

An Airbnb on the island of Santorini, in Greece. Courtesy of Airbnb. Airbnb bookings are starting to grow again, thanks to pent-up travel demand. The company said that over the weekend of June 5–7, gross booking value grew in year-over-year terms for the first time...

Airbnb: 2020 CNBC Disruptor 50

Founders: Brian Chesky (CEO), Joe Gebbia, Nathan BlecharczykLaunched: 2008Headquarters: San FranciscoFunding: $5 billionValuation: $18 billion (PitchBook)Industry: Hotels, travel, hospitalityPrevious appearances on Disruptor 50 List: 7 (No. 7 in 2019) Among the...