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Airbnb Welcomes First Bollywood Hosts

Bollywood super couple Gauri and Shah Rukh Khan open their New Delhi home on Airbnb Home exquisitely redesigned by Gauri Khan to welcome guests Ahmedabad Bollywood icon Shah Rukh Khan (SRK) and his celebrated interior designer wife, Gauri Khan have officially become Airbnb hosts by offering a once in a lifetime stay in their Delhi home. In homage to Shah Rukh’s signature pose from over 30 years of Bollywood superstardom, the “Home with Open Arms” campaign will give residents…

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Airbnb contributed US$320 million to the Indian economy

Ahmedabad Airbnb contributed over US$320 million (INR 22 billion) to India’s Gross Domestic Product and supported close to 50,000 local jobs in 2019 alone, according to the Oxford Economics’ The Economic Impact of Airbnb in India report released today. The landmark report explores the total economic impact of Airbnb in India between 2015 and 2019. The report found that between 2015 and 2019 Airbnb guest spending grew at an annualized rate of 83.4% and Airbnb’s contribution to the Indian…

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Airbnb, IOC and IPC Announce Summer Festival of Olympian and Paralympian

Ahmedabad Airbnb, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) are announcing a five-days summer festivals featuring more than 100 Olympian and Paralympian Online Experiences hosted virtually by some of the world’s best athletes. The festival of Olympian and Paralympian Online Experiences will kick off with an opening act on July 24, when the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 were originally scheduled to begin, and is an opportunity for athletes to generate income while they share their…

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Silver Lake to invest 5655 Crore in Jio Platforms

Ahmedabad Reliance Industries Limited (“Reliance Industries”) and Jio Platforms Limited (“Jio Platforms”) announced today that Silver Lake will invest ₹ 5,655.75 crore into Jio Platforms. This investment values Jio Platforms at an equity value of ₹ 4.90 lakh crore and an enterprise value of ₹ 5.15 lakh crore and represents a 12.5% premium to the equity valuation of the Facebook investment announced on April 22, 2020. Jio Platforms, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Reliance Industries Limited, is a next-generation technology…

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Enjoy the Magic of Airbnb experiences from the comfort of your home

Ahmedabad Airbnb announces the launch of Online Experiences, a new way for people to connect, travel virtually and earn income during the COVID-19 crisis. With communities around the world staying home to protect their own health and the health of others, people can’t pursue routine activities like going to work, exercising or pursuing a passion. Now, Online Experiences will change that by allowing hosts to earn an income in these uncertain times, and bring their transformative virtual Experience to…

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