Celebrating Ten Years of Airbnb

In honor of our 10th birthday, we’re featuring some of our community’s most unique homes, most booked Experiences, and amazing stories of our hosts and guests.

10 Years of Community

It’s been a decade since we launched Airbnb, and to celebrate, we’re sharing unique stories from our community.

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How Pioneering Hosts Created 10 Years of Firsts on Airbnb

From shared rooms to entire homes, and treehouses to private islands, hosts have pioneered a decade of firsts.

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The Airbnb Story

We launched Airbnb a couple of weeks before the 2008 Democratic National Convention in Denver. More than 80,000 people were expected to attend the historic last night of the convention, but the city’s 28,000 hotel rooms were spoken for. We had about 800 people signed up to host and 80 guest arrivals.

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Airbnb’s Most Traveled Guests Share Their Best Memories, Tips from the Road

Several of Airbnb’s most traveled guests share their stories of living like locals across the globe.

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