Saturday, November 19, 2016

AirBnB wants to become a travel agency with Trips – The Parisian

La community platform to rent to a particular unveils new ambitions to be even more present in the daily lives of travellers. AirBnb has just launched the application to Trips, which allows tourists to enjoy the expertise of a local to live travel experiences.

a workshop, A samurai, an introduction to the old cars in Malibu, hunt for truffles in Tuscany… With Trips, travelers have access to a range of experiences offered by local experts on the topic they propose. Nearly 500 experiences are already being collected in twelve cities around the world, namely Los Angeles, San Francisco, Miami, Detroit, Havana, London, Paris, Florence, Nairobi, Cape town, Tokyo and Seoul.

To complete this immersion, the “places” lists all the recommendations of local bars, restaurants, parks and other points of interest of a city. The tips are especially compiled in “expert guides”, are issued for the time in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Havana, Nairobi, Detroit and Seoul. In view of this, AirBnB has entered into a partnership with a specialist of the audio tour walk. A service that can be already find in Los Angeles. The city of california followed by San Francisco, Paris, London, Tokyo and Seoul next spring.

in addition, the members of AirBnb in travel have the opportunity to meet the hosts and other tourists that they, too, have thought of the community platform for housing. “Meets up” will be organized by companies.

Trips is available on Google Play and the AppStore. New members must scan a document of a formal identity and take a selfie to identify. AirBnb wants to increase the authenticity, reliability and the security of its platform. This tool is applied to Trips, and is currently being tested for bookings of accommodation.

According to AirBnb, the launch of Trips is a major innovation since its inception eight years ago.


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