Airbnb

Airbnb is poised to bring memorable local experiences to our truly global community.

Our year was the perfect mix of global growth and local love.

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Airbnb has grown from 120,000 listings at the start of 2012 to over 300,000 listings now.

We shared like
never before.

3 million guests in 2012, 4 million total

We knew we had to grow as a company to support and champion our community.

Airbnb opened 11 new offices around the world in 2012. Our employees represent 37 nationalities.

We learned that our efforts were having a profound impact on people's lives.

The rewards of hosting are immeasurable.

Evandro & Leo
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Recovering from an accident that left him unable to work, Evandro put his beautiful Rio home on Airbnb. He and his partner Leo pride themselves on providing a superlative experience for guests.

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Airbnb makes every moment memorable.

David & Harmony
Santa Cruz, California

Seeking a truly memorable wedding, David and Harmony incorporated Airbnb's most popular listing, the Mushroom Dome treehouse, into their celebration and spent their honeymoon in a variety of unique Airbnb spaces.

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How to tear down walls.

Jörg
Berlin, Germany

Staying in Berlin with his daughter Cathrine, former West German wall guard Jörg met and befriended someone special at his Airbnb listing: his East German guard counterpart from the patrol days.

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Airbnb makes
dreams real.

Brian
World Traveller

Formerly a rocket scientist with NASA's Space Shuttle program, Brian fulfilled a lifelong dream to travel around the world. He has stayed on Airbnb in dozens of countries.

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Hosting changes lives.

Tessa
London, England

Struck by a chronic illness, Tessa used Airbnb as a way to meet travelers from around the world and become a bona fide expert on London's neighborhoods.

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Hosting impacts cities and communities.

Shell
Brooklyn, NY

When Hurricane Sandy hit New York City, host Shell opened her home to stranded travelers and locals, providing free housing and food for the community.

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192 countries.
Thousands of
neighborhoods.
Millions of users.

One Community.