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External Article27 April 2020

Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky Poised for New Era of Travel Redistribution: The Long View This Week

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Airbnb co-founder and CEO Brian Chesky said his company is already adapting to what he believes will be a post-coronavirus era where mass tourism will be on the wane and "travel redistribution" will take hold.

Interviewed by Skift founder and CEO Rafat Ali on his The Long View livestream Friday, Chesky said regular business travelers, who have been "tethered" to their domiciles and working from home, will want to travel even more but they will look to small cities and communities as their preferred leisure options. [See the interview embedded below.]

A whole new generation will look for multi-month stays so they can work for a San Francisco company, for example, but engage in extended stays in other cities, he said.

Read the full article at skift Inc.

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