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Apple's Former Retail Chief Angela Ahrendts Named to Airbnb's Board of Directors

Thursday May 16, 2019 8:17 am PDT by
Apple's former retail chief Angela Ahrendts, who left the company last month after five years, has joined Airbnb's board of directors. In May 2018, Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky said that he planned to appoint at least one woman to the company's board, according to CNN. Ahrendts will be the second woman to join Airbnb's board after Ann Mather of Pixar and Disney last August. "Angela has a...

Airbnb Debuts 'Pay Less Up Front' Checkout Option to Lower Initial Cost of Bookings

Tuesday January 16, 2018 5:42 am PST by
Vacation and apartment rental service Airbnb this week launched a new way for its customers to cut down the initial cost of expensive bookings for an Airbnb location. Called "Pay Less Up Front" and available on iOS, Android, and the web, the feature allows guests to choose to pay for part of their trip at the time of booking in the form of a 50 percent deposit "in most cases." When their...