Airbnb today is one of the most preferred choice for travellers and tourists who want to enjoy the warmth and coziness of home away from their own nests. Started in 2008 by two broke friends who could not afford to pay rent, it has now catapulted into one of the biggest hospitality service of the world enabling people to lease or rent their properties for short term. It was Airbnb who propagated the home stay concept in India in a big way. Today it does not own any lodging but has humungous lodging listings across various cities and countries. Have a look at how the company acquired its initial traction.

How AIRBNB Started (1)Image Source Content: Adioma