Emil was a reporter for The Next Web between 2012 and 2014. Over the years, he has covered the tech industry for multiple publications, incl Emil was a reporter for The Next Web between 2012 and 2014. Over the years, he has covered the tech industry for multiple publications, including Ars Technica, Neowin, TechSpot, ZDNet, and CNET. Stay in touch via Facebook, Twitter, and Google+.
Airbnb today revealed its plans to focus more on hosts for the rest of 2014. Following the service’s redesign last month, the company now wants to bring new features just for hosts in the coming months.
Airbnb plans to launch a program that recognizes superhosts, a follow-up to the program preview last year celebrating distinguished hosts. In response to feedback about tracking performance, hosts will also be getting new tools to better understand their performance and get hospitality recommendations.
Lastly, the company is planning improvements to the calendar: the way hosts update their listings and pricing will be simplified. Overall, details are scarce, but Airbnb says it wants to share its roadmap “to be more consistent in our communication about new features and programs.”
See also – Airbnb testing in-app concierge feature that connects you with real people at your destination and Airbnb founder on branching out into other services, promoting the local economy… and THAT orgy
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