Airbnb launches ‘Airbnb Plus’ in Bangkok and Phuket


Airbnb, the community travel platform, welcomes its next stage of growth in Thailand with the launch of Airbnb Plus in Bangkok. In December, Airbnb Plus will also be available for bookings in Phuket, Asia’s leading resort destination.

Airbnb Plus is a selection of the highest quality accommodations offered by hosts with excellent reviews and attention to detail.

As travelers seek more unique stays based on trusted recommendations from peers and key influencers, the quality of every Airbnb Plus home has been third-party verified, giving travelers extra reassurance on the quality of their stay. .

Mike Orgill, Country Director for Southeast Asia, Hong Kong and Taiwan, said: “Airbnb Plus was introduced to broaden Airbnb’s appeal and recognize local hosts who go above and beyond to provide hospitality. exceptional and authentic.

“We are excited to launch this new level of homes in Bangkok and will be rolling it out in Phuket next month. With over 400 million customer arrivals worldwide, our engagement with our hosts has enabled us to continually improve our product and launch Airbnb Plus homes, now personally verified for all the comforts and amenities travelers expect. of a house.

Starting at 43 homes in some of Bangkok’s most desirable neighborhoods, Airbnb Plus is for guests looking for beautiful, unique homes that are thoughtfully designed and with great hosts. Airbnb Plus hosts are highly rated (4.8+ out of 5) and receive excellent reviews, providing additional peace of mind for travelers.

Airbnb Plus homes have been inspected and verified in person by a third party against a checklist of over 100 points covering cleanliness, comfort and design. Hosts can benefit from a premium location on Airbnb’s app and website, in-home services, expert photography, and premium customer support.

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Lydia Sarunrat Deane Thai celebrity and influencer (@lydiasarunrat) shared her experience of staying in an Airbnb Plus ad in Melbourne.

“Our family had an amazing time staying at List Plus in Melbourne. It was well designed, with facilities where my son had a great time exploring space! Our Airbnb host also went above and beyond where he was welcoming and provided local recommendations that we couldn’t have looked up online. I am so excited that Plus is launching in Thailand.

Thailand is a large and rapidly growing market for Airbnb, with nearly half a million Thais using the service to travel in the past year alone. With the peak travel season in December, Airbnb Plus is a great option for Thais traveling as a couple or as a family.

Thailand is one of the most popular destinations with over 1.5 million incoming customers in the past year, showing people all over the world are using Airbnb to explore and experience Thailand.

The launch of Plus continues to drive local momentum and it also builds on Airbnb’s success in launching experiences across the country and developing key strategic partnerships with the Thailand Boutique Accommodation Trade Association (TBAA). and the Department of Local Government of the Thai Interior Ministry (DLA).

Airbnb has always aimed to transform the way people travel by allowing them to live like a local. With Airbnb Plus, Airbnb goes even further by adding a new level of accommodation whose quality and comfort are verified.

Renovated architect house near Chatuchak market

This family home is well designed with the passion and love of hospitality. The host, Pummaree, will prepare breakfast for his guests each morning, where they can relax under their favorite spot – the greenhouse.

Artistic and original house with copper bath and breakfast

Get creative in this inspiring, art-filled space in trendy Thonglor. From Andy Warhol, Vincent Van Gogh, Frida Kahlo to personal pencil drawings, this house is bursting with artistic charm. Bright tones blend with trendy bathtubs and balconies. Most of the furniture and decor items are handmade collectibles and are personally imported.

Charming villa with private garden by the canal in Bangkok

Thanut, a renowned photographer, welcomes you to soak up the peaceful ambience of this wooden waterfront retreat and admire the contrast with the bustling city nearby. Relax on the modern mustard sofa with a magazine or gather for a relaxed dinner on the covered outdoor terrace.

Stroll to BTS Thong Lo station from a blue-toned townhouse

The first thing you’ll notice is an antique aqua blue door, providing a refreshing feel when looking for a respite in this contemporary townhouse in shades of blue. Spend your afternoons curling up on the modern beige leather sofa and watching the world go by.

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