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Airbnb to include Matterport 3D Tours (Sooner than Later)7739

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Video: Coming Soon: Beyond by Airbnb | Airbnb | Video courtesy of Airbnb YouTube Channel

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Hi All,

Beyond by Airbnd - the "ultra luxurious" Airbnd brandbut will include Matterport 3D tours (sooner than later). Beyond by Airbnb brand was announced in February 2018 as coming this Spring 2018, but has not yet launched.

Multiple Matterport Service Providers have let me know that they have been engaged to shoot Matterport 3D Tours for Airbnb.

I do not know if this is with - or without - Matterport's knowledge.

While Matterport has not confirmed an alliance with Airbnb/Beyond by Airbnb, I could imagine that Matterport and Airbnb are working together to enable this initiative. I could imagine that Matterport and Airbnb have an agreement in place and the companies will confirm this initiative when most or all of the Beyond Airbnd properties have have Matterport scans and/or Beyond by Airbnb launches.

I could imagine that Matterport made a concession to Airbnb regarding hosting and/or branding to enable this initiative.

I agree with @imad - whom started this related WGAN Forum discussion - that:

Originally Posted by @imad
... once Airbnb,, Trip Adviser and other big fellows decides to adopt a new "fully ownable solution" that suits them all, we're going to witness a sudden booming in that sector, and it'll be like a snowball .. everyone wants a virual tour for their place, social media will support that then, like there is a place for a phone number, a place for an email, a place for a website, and a place for a virtual tour link, if that happened .. it's going to be a tsounami of virtual content that will change the face of the industry as it'll be suddenly recognised by everyone on this planet within a very short period.... Be prepared guys .. they day of virtual content are coming.

Once Beyond by Airbnb is announced, I could imagine that next up would be Matterport integration within Airbnb Plus and then Airbnb.

What do you think?

Are my sources wrong and another thing that I predicted does not happen, or, it's just taken longer to see see Matterport integration within Airbnb (and it is coming sooner than later)?



✓ All WGAN Forum Discussions tagged: Airbnb
✓ TechCrunch (22 February 2018) Airbnb is rolling out a new tier aimed at higher-end travelers
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rzphotoman private msg quote post Address this user
That's a coin toss Dan.
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Peterborough, U.K.
angusnorriss private msg quote post Address this user
So who and how do you contact Airbnb to get some work? Is the client Airbnb or the property host?
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rzphotoman private msg quote post Address this user
Hey Angus,

Here is the company Airbnb hired to do all the still photos of their properties in the Chicago market.

They're located in Paris France so I would guess they handle your market also. In my opinion they don't pay near enough to bother with.
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angusnorriss private msg quote post Address this user
thanks - yep I heard of them and declined to work for them.
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