On August 10 this year for the first time, more than 4 million people worldwide spent the night in an Airbnb listing, meanwhile there are around six check-ins somewhere globally every second.

The Airbnb Connection Index has come to light, which records pairings between hosts and guests across countries, such as an Indian guest booking into a Costa Rica listing. To date there are around 26,00o connections currently, projected to rise to 50,000 connections by 2027.

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