Airbnb Booking Statistics: 1.6 Million Night Stays To Date

May 30, 2011 5:42 pm

We spotted this today:

“Airbnb has become the sleeper hit of the startup world. It’s one of those companies plenty of well-heeled investors passed on in the early days, because they thought no one would want to open his or her home to strangers.

The service has exploded, growing more than 800% last year and booking 1.6 million night stays in other people’s homes to date. On any given night in New York there are more people staying in homes via Airbnb than there are rooms in the biggest hotel in Manhattan.”

Statistics Source: TC

We had written about the Airbnb episode earlier calling it as Narrative Fallacy.

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