Airbnb Adds Risk Management Support In Further Appeal To Corporate Travel

International SOS for a few months has been taking data from Airbnb to help joint clients locate employees in a crisis. Sources said Airbnb also is soliciting other types of support from travel risk management companies to increase its appeal to corporate travel programs.

Meanwhile, Airbnb seems to be expanding its business travel sales and account management capabilities. The home rental facilitator is creating a business development team dedicated to business travel, according to recent posts for job openings. This team will "source, track, negotiate and close sales with companies and business travel partners." Airbnb is looking for people with . . .

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Jay Campbell

Author: Jay Campbell

Jay Campbell in 2004 created travel business newsletter The Beat, in 2006 co-founded Travel Procurement magazine and in 2010 integrated them with Business Travel News. He served as editorial director until 2013. Jay made his travel industry media debut in 1993 at the Air Travel Journal of Boston while earning his undergraduate degree in journalism at Boston University.