NUM­BER GAMES

Elle (Canada) - - Travel -

34,000

The num­ber of ci­ties, in 190 coun­tries,

that Airbnb has prop­er­ties in.

33,000

The num­ber of hosts

in Canada.

47,000

The num­ber of guests who stayed at Airbnb prop­er­ties around the world in 2010.

2008

The year Joe Geb­bia and Brian Ch­esky de­cided to rent out three air beds in their liv­ing room in San Fran­cisco and cook their guests break­fast for $80. They set up a web­site, airbedandbreak­fast.com, and six days later they had booked three guests. Af­ter­wards, the pair de­cided to build on the idea, and

the rest, as they say, is his­tory.

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