Free Trend Report Free 2018 Report & eBook

Get the top 100 trends happening right NOW -- plus a FREE copy of our award-winning book.

Keynotes.org Our Research Methodology

This article is one of 350,000 experiments. We use crowd filtering, big data and AI to identify insights.

New Airbnb Feature Gives Renters Authentic Local Experiences

 - May 26, 2016
References: airbnb & techinsider.io
Airbnb has launched a new feature that will allow travelers to steer clear of tourist crowds and experience cities authentically, basing their trip on suggestions from locals who know the area best. The feature, called Guidebooks, allows hosts who rent their spaces on the site to provide suggestions of where renters should eat, see, and experience during their travels. Guidebooks can maximize enjoyment on the part of the renter, while allowing hosts to share their favorite local spots with the guests who will stay in their home.

At this time, some cities have a composite Guidebook created from the suggestions provided by renters in that city. As more hosts add their personal guidebook suggestions for their home cities, Airbnb will gather this information to produce more city guidebooks for visitors to view and reference during their stay.