July 19, 2018
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Airbnb is expanding experiences, activity products launched as part of its Trips platform in November last year, to Melbourne, Bali and Hong Kong.
With the new portfolio additions, 120 new experiences will join the existing 600 in Asia-Pacific across cities including Bangkok, Queenstown, Seoul, Ho Chi Minh City, New Delhi, Osaka, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney and Tokyo.
According to Airbnb, Asia-Pacific-booked Experiences are growing at 14 times since January 2017, with Tokyo one of the five most popular global markets by bookings.
There are now more than 3,100 Airbnb Experiences offered in over 40 cities worldwide, and upcoming additions to the Trips platform globally include Hawaii, Buenos Aires, Costa Rica and Jamaica, all launching before the year end.
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