The Hotel Hitmen

Airbnb disrupted the trillion-dollar travel industry with its new marketplace that set out to connect landlords with couch surfers. Airbnb started with just two guys — co-founders Brian Chesky and Joe Gebbia — and in a matter of a few years, the company has been able to disrupt business for major long-standing brands like Hilton and Marriott. The concept of Airbnb is not a new one: people have been crashing on couches and spare bedrooms for as long as…

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