Digital disruption has had a huge impact on the hospitality industry. Companies like Airbnb and Priceline have done a great job of creating digital platforms and applying pressure to traditional hotels, but hotels are fighting back with consolidation and differentiation.
Airbnb builds trust to maximize networks effects and minimize disintermediation
Airbnb has contributed to a massive change in lodging segments and how consumers perceive travel by creating a new virtual trust between local hosts and visitors, however as it's growth will change the urban fabric of hosting cities. So, will it continue to grow?
Turo, the Airbnb of autos, is well-positioned to scale more quickly than competitors to offer the best car rental experiences in the country.
Airbnb has cleverly built a platform to create trust among complete strangers.
Airbnb, with its Price Tips pricing tool, is helping hosts better price their units to maximize rentals.
Rover.com provides a dog Airbnb service that connects pet sitters and pet owners.
Is AirBnB's network play really building up to a success?