Description: Lauren Hauber has moved past the days of trudging down the hotel corridor with an ice bucket. Like a growing number of business travelers, Ms. Hauber, a San Francisco resident, and her co-workers have started staying in apartments and houses managed through Airbnb, which in July started a site aimed at attracting more business travelers. The service allows travelers — business and leisure — to rent space for short periods.
Date: Oct 07, 2014
Questions for Discussions:
- What is motivating business travellers to switch over to Airbnb type arrangements?
- How can hotels compete for this type of client?