Airbnb for Work has introduced new customised search capabilities for business travel which it said offers companies savings of over 50%.
The company has introduced a new work trip toggle across all its platforms for the 500,000 corporates that already use Airbnb for Work.
Airbnb currently gives users access to amenities like flexible access, personal kitchens for home-cooked meals, on-site laundry and more. Now, business professionals using the new work trip toggle can focus on listings that are relevant for business trips.
Users can search for work-friendly places to stay including entire homes and boutique hotels with Airbnb Plus for verified quality and design. The listings shown have received positive ratings from business travellers in the past and have smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.
Other features catered to business travellers are centralised billing, notes for expensing purposes and company admin dashboards.
Airbnb for Work can serve single freelancers to companies with over 100,000 employees and businesses are able to search for a one-night to three-month or longer stay.
Research also shows that internationally, corporate travellers have saved an average of 54.5% a night when booking with Airbnb over hotels. International hotels showed to have an average daily rate of $170 compared to Airbnb’s $70.
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