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24 March 2021

Episode 493

30 minutes


Photo: Peter Yang

Last year was very nearly the end for home-sharing platform Airbnb, which lost around 80 per cent of its business following lockdown announcements. But co-founder and CEO Brian Chesky says the turbulence of 2020 has allowed the California-based company to get back to its roots. Following a hugely successful IPO in December and high demand for longer-term, closer-to-home rentals, the company is now working to tackle the problem of over-tourism by encouraging people to discover new places to travel.

24 March 2021

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