In India, family travel on Airbnb is up over 90 percent in 2022 compared to pre-pandemic
Near a National Park, Tropical and Pools are the top categories for family travel on Airbnb
Airbnb Hosts in India collectively made over INR 1 Billion (over INR 100 crores) from bookings with families last year
Hyderabad, 4th April 2023: As detailed in a new report released by Airbnb, family travel is booming on Airbnb. Globally, family travel on our platform is up over 60 percent in 2022 compared to before the pandemic in 2019, with over 15 million check-ins in nearly 90,000 destinations. In India, family travel on Airbnb grew by over 90 percent in 2022 compared to before the pandemic is 2019. Many of those families likely booked Airbnb listings because of the value and space they received compared to many hotel rooms.
More space for the money: Families can get an Airbnb with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms for approximately the price of one hotel room at a major chain.
More Value for Money: Families can get an Airbnb with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms for approximately the price of one hotel room at a major chain.
Spreading out: One-quarter of Airbnb listings have three bedrooms or more.
More than 1M listings have cribs for small children.
Kitchens: Nearly 90 percent of Airbnb listings have kitchens.
Pets: More than 5 million pets traveled on Airbnb listings in 2022.
Where they go: In 2022, the top 10 family travel travel destinations in India were:
New Delhi, Delhi
Globally, Indians have been travelling to London, Toronto and Dubai for a family getaway.
Types of listings: Airbnb gives families the options to travel near and far with beautiful views that aren’t shared by hundreds or thousands of other people at the same time. In 2022, the top-booked Categories for family travel last year in India include:
Near a national park
Near a beach
Airbnb Hosts benefit from family travel
As the cost of living continues to rise, the popularity of family travel creates meaningful earning opportunities for those considering hosting on Airbnb. In fact, in India Airbnb Hosts collectively made over INR 1 Billion (over INR 100 crores) from bookings with families last year.
“As families increasingly prioritize spending quality time together and seeking out meaningful travel experiences that foster cultural exchange, purposeful trips are gaining popularity among Indian travelers. Families are spending more on domestic as well as international travel and are more willing to support local communities and small businesses. We are glad to see the multiplier effect Airbnb delivers on the local communities as it creates meaningful earning opportunities for those considering hosting on the platform.” said Amanpreet Bajaj, Airbnb’s General Manager for India, Southeast Asia, Hong Kong and Taiwan
At Airbnb, we’ve made it easier than ever before to become an Airbnb Host. Last year, during the 2022 Winter Release, we launched Airbnb Setup, which provides new Hosts with the options to match for free with a Superhost for one-to-one guidance, host an experienced guest as your first guest, and receive one-tap access to a specially trained team of Community Support agents. Since November, twice as many prospective Hosts are matching with Superhosts in their area and receiving personalized guidance as they navigate the process of becoming first-time Hosts.
Those interested in joining our Host community to start earning meaningful additional income can visit: https://www.airbnb.com/host/homes