27/02/2015

Airbnb Announces Expansion Plans

Hospitality firm, Airbnb, has confirmed a lease for 'The Warehouse', a planned 40,000 square foot contemporary office space at Hanover Quay in Dublin.

The 19th century derelict warehouse will restored for Airbnb. The company has also taken additional space at its existing office location, The Watermarque Building in Dublin 4, to allow for its continued growth.

The company also announced it has started recruiting for 200 new positions at its establishment in Dublin.

"It's been almost one year since we officially opened our Dublin office and we have been really pleased with our progress so far in terms of talent and growth," said Aisling Hassell, Global Head of Customer Experience and Head of Airbnb in Ireland.

"Our community of hosts and guests continues to thrive and Airbnb is investing further to meet its growing needs. We want to ensure we can give the very best customer experience every time someone either hosts or stays with Airbnb. Our Dublin operation is a core part of the company and we are very excited to be in a position to build on our current success."

(CD/MH)

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