Airbnb CEO hints on crypto
Airbnb CEO: As the world changes, we will adapt
Brian Chesky joins ‘The Claman Countdown’ to discuss the future of travel and Airbnb’s ever-changing business model.
Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky is celebrating his company's ability to be nimble in a post-COVID world, more so than traditional hotels.
But will that include the home-sharing giant, at some point, accepting cryptocurrency for payment?
"We get a lot of requests, I've been getting it for years, I have nothing to announce on it today," said Chesky during an appearance on FOX Business' "The Claman Countdown" on Tuesday.
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While he declined to elaborate on digital payments, he did note his connection to a major crypto player.
"Fun fact, the CEO of Coinbase used to work for Airbnb so we are really proud of their success," he added.
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