Bedding in

“We’ve seen a 700% increase in China year-on-year”

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Nathan Blecharaczyk

AirBnB co-founder Nathan Blecharaczyk tells the Financial Times that his accommodation rental service is pinning its hopes on China’s $120 billion travel industry. He said that the firm had discovered in focus groups with newer Chinese travellers that they had “no preconceived notion of whether staying in hotels or with AirBnB was better. That’s what makes China such a great opportunity”.

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