Global Travel May Never Fully Recover, Says Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky


The CEO of Airbnb Brian Chesky painted a grim picture of global travel in an interview with Axios, a news portal, on Sunday. 

Travel Will Never Go Back To Normal

Airing his views on travel as it was before the pandemic, Chesky said, “I will go on the record to say that travel will never, ever go back to the way it was pre-COVID; it just won't.” He added, “there are sometimes months when decades of transformation happen.”

No To Planes But Yes To Cars

Chesky talked about trends happening at Airbnb and revealed that “people are not getting on airlines, they’re not crossing borders, they're not meaningfully traveling to cities, they're not traveling for business.” He said instead they are …

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