Airbnb is a big player in the online vacation rental space. As of May 2022, this company which originated in San Francisco led the pack with 4.72% of the desktop traffic for travel and tourism. They have been an industry leader for many reasons. Those include the fact they offer authentic experiences in local areas. This is attractive to travelers who are looking for authentic experiences.
But there are Airbnb alternatives for travelers seeking lodgings for an upcoming trip. Some of these people are checking other rental platforms for specific needs.