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Airbnb Tries Out Concierge Role With App for Dining, City Guides

The planned app, currently called Airbnb Trips, is among the home-rental company’s top initiatives this year.
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Airbnb Inc. is pressing ahead with plans to expand into new travel services including restaurant reservations and city tours, transforming the company from a single-minded home-rental service to a multipurpose trip planner. The company is testing a standalone mobile app for finding and organizing travel plans, highlighting the importance of the initiative to the company.

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