Airbnb Online experiences – a game changer that opens a completely new market and a niche for hosts in private accommodation

first_imgSo, in 2016, AirBnb experiences were launched, which soon gathered tens of thousands of experiences to offer to the market. Only a year later, Airbnb entered into direct competition with traditional tour operators by launching multi-day tour services called “Airbnb Adventures”. Again, focus on experiences in destinations. Accommodation is one part of the story, but every host has their own passions and life outside the accommodation itself. It is these unique authentic stories and skills of each host, we can now experience through video interaction (video course), where the hosts tell / sell online courses through their personal experience and skills. Get to know the interesting lives of the hosts outside the accommodation service, through their hobbies, skills or business life and learn something new and connect further – that is the philosophy behind the Online experience. Find out more about Airbnb Online experiences HERE Meet the interesting lives of the hosts outside the accommodation service Interesting is the wine class Airbnb hosts from Portugal. Rafael is a wine producer and owner of a wine bar and gives a one-hour lecture on wines so that wine lovers can get better acquainted with the key professional terms in the description of wine, and to turn them into smarter wine buyers. The video course is limited to a maximum of 6 people, and is charged 103 kuna per person. So, in an hour Rafael, could potentially earn a little over $ 600, or more than he would rent his accommodation for a day. So you can learn some new skills from your hosts, from exercising with an Olympian, cooking an hour of some local dish, how to make great cocktails, night bike tours, etc.… all through the eyes and experiences of Airbnb hosts. Make money by guiding people to activities you love – the slogan with which Airbnb communicates a new service to hosts But nothing is accidental, and so are new online experiences Online experiences are intended for smaller groups, from 6 to 8 people, and are charged per person. Interestingly, you don’t even have to receive guests in your accommodation or space to host the experience, which further expands the whole story and platform. Airbnb of course charges a 20% fee for services sold for experiences. The new platform aims to meet hosts who share their knowledge and experience with others and give you the opportunity to peek into their world and gain some new knowledge – all through the sale of personalized new and exciting experiences hosted by the main narrator. This is certainly a step forward in added value through connecting passengers and hosts, but a real one game changer is that it is an additional space for each host to earn. Namely, all online experiences are charged. And Chesky was certainly right, because it is the new Online experience that best defines his statement and the new Airbnb paradigm. But this is not just a basic upgrade of the Experience service, but a new one game changeru which opens up a totally new market and a niche in the host segment in private accommodation. Both in the sale of experiences and in the additional earnings of each host. center_img “I believe Airbnb Experiences will be a massive businessSaid Airbnb co-founder and CEO Brian Chesky in a statement announcing Powell’s appointment. “Not everyone has a home to rent, but everyone has a story, passion or talent they can share.” Organize an event, do what you love and make money. There are currently a total of over 400 experiences available in Croatia, and some are already on the new Online Experiences platform, such as the host Luka from Vodnjan. Sell ​​me a story and an experience, not accommodation – an important lesson we can learn from the philosophy of Airbnb, which is the very motto – storytelling. The big turnaround came just earlier this year, when Airbnb hired Catherine Powell, former president of Walt Disney Co. theme parks, to guide their business segment related to experiences and experiences. A bold and great move, although until yesterday it was unthinkable. From the very beginning, Airbnb in its DNA focused on the experience and the hosts, and not on the mere platform for booking accommodation. As it developed more and more, the focus of management was on positioning itself as a platform for selling experiences. Some hosts are engaged in drawing or writing, design, or cooking, dancing, practicing or making wine – and now all these skills and knowledge are “shared” through online experiences. charged per person. Online experiences or unique activities where we can gather, hosted by hosts from all over the world, is the new content of Airbnb as part of its Airbnb Experience program. AIRBNB EMPLOYS FORMER DISNEYLAND DIRECTOR IN SEARCH TO EXPAND EXPERIENCE SERVICE This is definitely a game changer, and with this move, Airbnb additionally becomes a platform for selling experiences and makes another strong difference from Booking.com and other competitors. PS How to make homemade soap, say from lavender? Tell me and sell me the story. Topics around home disinfection and hand washing are now more topical than ever. But nothing is accidental, and so are new online experiences.last_img read more

Sewer plan is best option for Ballston

first_imgCategories: Letters to the Editor, Opinion I have been concerned with the lack of a discussion of alternatives to the proposed Ballston sewer project.On April 10, I met with the project manager and engineering company representative and was provided detailed analysis reports. Multiple options were considered, including much larger projects along Route 50 that could not succeed without substantial guaranteed development on that road, even though the per-unit cost of these alternatives could be less than the proposed alternative. Another consideration was to make the project larger along the west and north (e.g., Goode Street corridor). It was determined the cost of installing the additional necessary infrastructure would not result in lower costs.  The size of the proposed district is constrained by lower and upper limits in the design requirements in sizing the sewer pipes. Once the maximum is reached, enlarging the pipe in the district would be economically unfeasible.The method of distributing district construction costs is constrained by state law, including a very specific definition of the benefit received. Also, the existence of small sewer districts already in the town has a material effect on how the costs can legally be distributed. Because of its combined suburban/rural physical nature, the entire town will never have sewers throughout.A public hearing on a proposed sewer law is scheduled for May 8. The draft contains some exemptions to converting to the sewers, including a financial hardship, extension to convert for recent septic systems, and a distance from the sewer district piping.I believe the team has done a fair and reasonable job trying to establish a long-term solution for the issues of aging septic systems, dealing with the problems in the Route 50 business area, protection of the environment and an upper limit in growth.Al PirigyiBurnt HillsMore from The Daily Gazette:EDITORIAL: Thruway tax unfair to working motoristsEDITORIAL: Urgent: Today is the last day to complete the censusFoss: Should main downtown branch of the Schenectady County Public Library reopen?EDITORIAL: Beware of voter intimidationEDITORIAL: Find a way to get family members into nursing homeslast_img read more

High Speed Transfers orders hybrid Chartwell 24 CTV

first_imgIt capitalises on these insights to address some of the most common operational and design challenges surrounding effective hybrid propulsion. The vessel, which will provide dedicated support for the offshore wind sector, is set to be built locally in the UK by Isle of Wight yard Diverse Marine, which was awarded the build contract following a competitive global tender process. High Speed Transfers (HST) has awarded Chartwell Marine with a contract to design and deliver a new hybrid Chartwell 24 crew transfer vessel (CTV). Andy Page, Managing Director, Chartwell Marine, said: “We are excited to be working with HST and Diverse Marine to bring this innovative hybrid CTV to market, maintaining the collaborative approach that has fed into the evolution of the Chartwell 24 design to date. As the drive towards greener operations gains momentum, it is important that we tackle the emissions challenge head on, without losing sight of the key attributes that define effective offshore wind vessel support.” At low speeds, this allows for silent, zero-emissions operation, enabling the vessel to comply with port air quality requirements, the vessel designer said. The new hybrid Chartwell 24 design is the product of extensive R&D and ongoing dialogue with HST and Diverse Marine, alongside wind farm owners and the wider offshore supply chain, Chartwell Marine said. The catamaran’s hybrid propulsion system incorporates an electric motor alongside a diesel engine, which drives a high-performance changeable pitch propeller (CPP) system. HST Ella Hybrid Chartwell 24. Source: Chartwell Marine Tom Nevin, Chief Executive Officer, HST, said: “As our partnerships grow throughout new markets, we need to continue investing in our fleet in order to address unique demands, opportunities and emerging requirements. With the addition of this highly capable hybrid vessel, we’re confident that we can continue supporting technical innovation in important areas like emissions reduction, while adding significant value for our customers.”last_img read more

Football News Bayern Munich seal seventh consecutive Bundesliga title, 29th overall

first_img For all the Latest Sports News News, Football News News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps. Munich: Departing veterans Franck Ribery and Arjen Robben both scored in their final game at the Allianz Arena on Saturday as Bayern Munich beat Eintracht Frankfurt 5-1 to wrap up a seventh successive Bundesliga title. The fairytale farewell for club icons Robben and Ribery saw Bayern end an unusually tight title race two points ahead of rivals Borussia Dortmund, who beat Borussia Moenchengladbach 2-0. Nine points behind Dortmund in December, Bayern lost just one game between January and May as they bounced back to be crowned German champions for the 29th time in their history. Robben and Ribery, who will both leave the club at the end of the season, came off the bench against Frankfurt to score Bayern’s fourth and fifth goals and end Dortmund’s hopes of pulling off a final day miracle.     Their departure marks the end of a glistening decade of success for Bayern, who are now set for a major squad overhaul ahead of next season, having already signed World Cup winners Benjamin Pavard and Lucas Hernandez. Kingsley Coman gave Bayern a dream start, slotting home a Thomas Mueller through ball after just four minutes. There was brief hope for Dortmund as both they and Frankfurt scored either side of half-time.RELATED     After Gladbach dominated the first half, Jadon Sancho smashed in the opener for Dortmund, and Reus doubled the lead after the break. In Munich, Sebastien Haller bundled in a shock equaliser at a corner just after the break, but Bayern responded furiously, and David Alaba restored the lead in a matter of minutes.     Dortmund’s hopes lay in tatters when Renato Sanches blasted the ball in from close range to score his first Bundesliga goal and put Bayern 3-1 up. Ribery and Robben each came off the bench to standing ovations in the second half, and Ribery danced through the Frankfurt ranks to seal the title on 72 minutes before Robben completed a fairytale afternoon with an 85th-minute tap-in. The defeats for Gladbach and Frankfurt saw Bayer Leverkusen sneak into the fourth Champions League spot behind RB Leipzig, as they won 5-1 away to Hertha Berlin. Franck Ribery and Arjen Robben will leave Bayern Munich at the end of the season.Bayern Munich won their 29th Bundesliga title.Bayern Munich won their seventh consecutive Bundesliga title. center_img highlightslast_img read more