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 . . .