Airbnb for Work lands more companies for business travel

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Airbnb is gaining scale as a work travel outlet and integration with enterprise software partners will likely give Airbnb at Work more momentum.

In a statement, Airbnb outlined a few heady stats for its Airbnb for Work effort. Hotels have had a lock on travel bookings, but Airbnb is likely to disrupt the status quo and potentially drive prices down for enterprises.

Among the key figures:

Nearly 700,000 companies have had employees sign up and book with Airbnb for Work. 275,000 companies booking directly with Airbnb. Airbnb for Work bookings tripled from 2016 to 2017 after tripling the previous year. 30 percent of Airbnb for Work bookings include at least one weekend night. The average trip for Airbnb for Work

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