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  • Airbnb is offering more than a place to stay
  • Airbnb is offering more than a place to stay
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Airbnb is offering more than a place to stay

Airbnb has become the go-to service for travellers looking to rent a room on the cheap. And now, with the relaunch of its app, it's looking to expand its offering beyond accommodation to provide a range of travel services, putting personalisation at the heart of its product.



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