[VIDEO] Brian Chesky Reflections on Guest Experience

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Brian Chesky won the Collaborative Consumption Award at this year’s Crunchies Awards, TechCrunch’s annual award ceremony for the tech industry. In the video after the jump Chesky discusses the company’s plans for 2013, positing that the company’s focus will be in providing an even better guest experience. Continue reading


[VIDEO] Trulia CEO Pete Flint Gets His App On

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Pete Flint, CEO of Trulia, sat down with The Wall Street Journal and talked about how the future of real estate is in mobile applications. Continue reading

Travel Secrets From CEOs: Rules of the Road

Business Travel secrets tricks of the tradeCaitlin Keating & Alex Konrad/ Fortune Magazine

You’re tired. You’re cranky. You’ve been on the road for four days straight, and you just found out your final flight home is delayed. Sound familiar? As business recovers and more travelers start clogging the skies, survival is all about gaining an edge: the secret way to skip a line or score an upgrade, the inside word on the best hot pot in Beijing, and the apps that will deliver all of the above. In the pages that follow, expert travelers, CEOs, and road-weary startup founders share their tips. Continue reading