Hi all, I’ve been a big fan of Airbnb and a frequent on multiple continents, but began to experience some frustrations as both a host and guest — especially in more remote parts of the world and ‘experiential’ destinations — that encouraged me to create the improvements I wanted to see through a new curated site (untrodden.com).
I’m so inspired by the energy and enthusiasm of everybody here to support the hosting community and hosting experience, and would be incredibly grateful for any of your suggestions and advice.
If you could change anything about Airbnb, what would it be? What are your biggest painpoints? And just as important, what would bring tears to your eyes if certain parts of Airbnb were stripped away?
We’ve been feverishly building the site out the last 9 months, and are so eager to show you what we’ve developed. A heartfelt thanks for your guidance and enthusiasm. While startups are challenging, there’s always an advantage to building a site from scratch, as we’re free from any legacy issues, and we strive to build into our DNA from the very start a host-centric site.