This piece originally appeared on Travel + Leisure.
When Airbnb announced this week the launch of Trips—an expanded service that makes the company much more than a short-term rental provider—they not only changed what they offer travelers: They changed what they offer hosts.
The company's new “Experiences” are launching in select cities, and will expand to many new cities next year. And to make those “handcrafted” and unique experiences happen, they're going to need hosts. Lots of them.