Airbnb is going all out to woo China, and even has a new Chinese name


Airbnb is making a big play for China.

Not only is the home-rental company doubling investments in the country and tripling its local workforce — it’s also got a new name to match.

Airbnb’s Chinese name is Aibiying, meaning to “welcome each other with love.”

The company also announced on Tuesday it’s bringing Trips to Shanghai.

Trips is an Airbnb feature which allows users to find and book local tours and activities while on holiday. It has recently launched in several Asian cities including Delhi, Singapore and Bangkok.

Some of the activities in Shanghai include dough sculpturing and local cooking classes. …

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Via: Mashable: Business

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