Airbnb Revenue Surges as Countries Open Up for Vaccinated Travelers

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The Airbnb logo is seen connected  a small  mini pyramid nether  the solid  Pyramid of the Louvre depository  successful  Paris, France connected  March 12, 2019. (Charles Platiau/Reuters)

The Airbnb logo is seen connected a small mini pyramid nether the solid Pyramid of the Louvre depository successful Paris, France connected March 12, 2019. (Charles Platiau/Reuters)

Airbnb Inc.’s quarterly revenue topped Wall Street expectations and the short-term location rental institution said connected Thursday a rebound successful planetary question successful the past 3 months of the twelvemonth would thrust maturation successful 2022.

International question hunt volumes person been rising arsenic countries, including the United States, commencement to easiness pandemic-related restrictions for afloat vaccinated visitors.

Easing lockdowns person helped Airbnb retrieve from a steep driblet successful concern aboriginal past twelvemonth arsenic leisure-seeking home travelers booked homes distant from large cities. It present expects cross-border question to further boost its revenue.

“We are seeing betterment successful some longer-distance and cross-border question this year, portion home and short-distance question proceed to beryllium much fashionable than 2019 levels,” the institution said successful a statement.

The abrogation rental said the betterment was dominated by North America and Europe—regions with higher mean regular rates. It roseate 15 percent to astir $149 successful the 3rd 4th from a twelvemonth earlier.

For the Thanksgiving week successful the United States, Airbnb said arsenic of Sept. 30, nights booked are 40 percent higher than aforesaid play successful 2019.

With the pandemic causing a imperishable measurement up successful the lodging manufacture mix, analysts expect Airbnb to proceed to turn successful the alternate accommodation market, successful which it has a much than 50 percent stock among planetary online question agents.

In the 3rd quarter, gross bookings roseate 48.8 percent to $11.9 billion. However, it missed marketplace expectations of $12.23 billion.

Revenue roseate 66.7 percent to $2.24 cardinal and bushed estimates of $2.05 billion. Net income surged astir 4 times to $833.9 cardinal from a twelvemonth earlier.

Airbnb forecast fourth-quarter gross betwixt $1.39 cardinal and $1.48 billion. Analysts connected mean estimated $1.44 billion, according to Refinitiv data.

Reuters

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