Airbnb Gets Into Recommendations With “Local Lists” Of Users’ Favorite Neighborhood Hangouts

view story

http://techcrunch.com – Airbnb has been pretty disruptive to the hospitality industry, by allowing guests to find non-hotel lodging provided by other human beings, like, in their house or apartment or whatever. It’s awesome! And I’m a huge fan. But today we’re not going to talk about Airbnb’s lodging marketplace, which is already hugely successful. Today we’re going to talk about Airbnb’s interest in recommendations of local places guests can check out when they’re visiting new cities. Airbnb has quietly been getting into local recommendations, sending out surveys to its user (IT news)