In honor of our 10th birthday, we’re featuring some of our community’s most unique homes, most booked Experiences, and amazing stories of how our hosts and guests have created a world where everyone can belong anywhere.

10 Years of Community

It’s been a decade since we launched Airbnb, and to celebrate, we’re sharing unique stories from our community.

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The Airbnb Story

We launched Airbnb a couple of weeks before the 2008 Democratic National Convention in Denver. More than 80,000 people were expected to attend the historic last night of the convention, but the city’s 28,000 hotel rooms were spoken for. We had about 800 people signed up to host and 80 guest arrivals.

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