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Corporate travel platform Concur, owned by SAP, has integrated listings from home-sharing service Airbnb into its platform.
A recent announcement from Concur said Concur Travel will now show listings available from Airbnb directly within its platform, making it the only corporate travel solution to do so, the company said. Airbnb listings will now appear alongside traditional hotels within the online travel booking solution operated by SAP Concur.
The integration of listings is an extension of SAP Concur’s existing work with Airbnb. Previously, Concur’s TripLink solution enabled corporate travelers to book and pay for Airbnb accommodations, while ensuring the purchases remained within company policy.
Last year, SAP Concur announced its plans to integrate Airbnb bookings into its Concur Travel solution. In its announcement, SAP Concur also revealed that bookings on Airbnb have risen for business travelers using Concur solutions. The number of corporate users expensing Airbnb rose 42 percent between 2016 and 2017, the company said. Among Fortune 500 customers, that growth reached 63 percent.
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