Airbnb Gets Serious About Canada with New Country Manager

Airbnb, the world’s leading community-driven hospitality company, announced yesterday the appointment of Aaron Zifkin as Country Manager for Canada.

As Country Manager for Canada, Zifkin will be tasked with growing awareness of Airbnb among Canadians while supporting the existing local Airbnb community, ensuring the company is providing Canadian users with unique travel experiences within the country and around the world.

“Our goal in Canada is to create and support a thriving community for hosts and guests, enabling unique and meaningful travel experiences like never before,” shares Zifkin.

“The Canadian Airbnb community is already one of the largest and most passionate in the world and we believe there are ample opportunities to help it continue to grow as the favourite option for domestic and international travellers.”

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Airbnb has seen 125% growth in guests staying in Canada over the last year with over 18,000 listings across the country and more than one million bookings by Canadians.