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Airbnb CEO says company will need millions more hosts to meet surging demand

April 16, 2021


Airbnb will have to add millions of new hosts to accommodate guests as travel picks up again following the coronavirus pandemic, CEO Brian Chesky told CNBC.

“To meet the demand over the coming years, we’re going to need millions more hosts,” Chesky said in an interview with Deirdre Bosa that aired Friday on CNBC’s “TechCheck.” The home-sharing platform now has 4 million hosts.

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