Airbnb unveils Icons and their extraordinary experiences

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Over the past half-decade, Airbnb has captivated travelers with over 90 unique stays and experiences inspired by iconic landmarks like Barbie’s Malibu DreamHouse, the Home Alone house, and Shrek’s Swamp. Today marks a new chapter in Airbnb’s story as they introduce Icons, a groundbreaking category of exceptional experiences hosted by luminaries from the realms of music, film, television, art, sports, and beyond.

Unveiling the First 11 Icons


Prepare to step into a realm where dreams converge with reality as Airbnb presents the inaugural 11 Icons, each promising an unparalleled adventure:

  1. Up! House: Immerse yourself in the whimsical world of Disney and Pixar as you spend a night in the iconic floating Up! house.
  2. Ferrari Museum: Indulge in luxury by spending a night in the prestigious Ferrari Museum located in Maranello, Italy.
  3. X-Men ‘97: Enter the dynamic realm of Marvel Animation’s X-Mansion in Westchester, New York, recreated in stunning 2D animation.
  4. Kevin Hart Exclusive: Experience a VIP evening at the exclusive Coramino Live Lounge hosted by the legendary Kevin Hart.
  5. Musée d’Orsay: Wake up to the historic Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Games by the picturesque River Seine from the grandeur of the Musée d’Orsay.
  6. Doja Cat’s Living Room: Join an unforgettable living room session with the sensational Doja Cat.
  7. Prince’s Purple Rain House: Stay in the legendary Purple Rain house once graced by the musical genius, Prince.
  8. Fortnite Battle Royale: Test your skills as you face off against TikTok sensation Khaby Lame in a thrilling Fortnite Battle Royale.
  9. Feid’s FERXXOCALIPSIS World Tour: Embark on a week-long adventure with Feid on his electrifying FERXXOCALIPSIS World Tour.
  10. Janhvi Kapoor’s Family Home: Explore the unseen family abode of Bollywood star Janhvi Kapoor in Chennai, India.
  11. Inside Out 2 at Headquarters: Create core memories as you partake in Disney and Pixar’s Inside Out 2 with an overnight stay at Headquarters, the control center of Riley’s emotions.

Enhancements for Travelers and Hosts

In addition to these awe-inspiring experiences, Airbnb is rolling out enhancements to elevate the guest and host experiences:

  • Group Trip Features: With the majority of Airbnb bookings being group trips, new features have been introduced to simplify planning, including shared wishlists, trip invitations, and an enhanced messaging experience.
  • Host Upgrades: To cater to the diverse needs of over 5 million hosts globally, Airbnb is introducing upgrades based on valuable feedback. Hosts can now enjoy improvements to the earnings dashboard, enhanced control with updates to the Listings tab, and a seamless transition between the guest and host interfaces.

For more details on the latest offerings and updates from Airbnb, visit the official announcement. Dive into a world of unparalleled experiences with Icons, where every adventure is an opportunity to unlock extraordinary moments that linger in your memory forever.

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