Airbnb expands business travel program so all companies can rent your apartment

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Airbnb is expanding its Business Travel program, starting a worldwide rollout of tools that will make it easier for companies to book accommodation for business trips through the short-term property rental service. The new suite of tools lets corporations track employee travel itineraries, collect financial data, and select who is approved for business travel through Airbnb itself. A limited version of the program launched last July, and has been used by 250 companies in the United States, including Google, Twilio, and SoundCloud.

The expansion of these tools brings Airbnb closer in line with more traditional hotels, marking the service’s privately owned properties as viable alternatives for people on business trips. Given the sheer…

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