Tuesday February 25, 2020

Airbnb bedding down nicely in Dublin

The 450 staff at Airbnb’s Dublin offices set to double as company prepares to move to Silicon Docks

13th September, 2015
Aisling Hassell, head of international customer experience for Airbnb Picture: Shane O’Neill/Fennell Photography

It’s lunchtime at the Airbnb European headquarters in Ringsend, Dublin. Staff wearing runners, jeans and chambray shirts sit around its horseshoe bar. On the left, a meeting is being held in ‘Amsterdam’, the name for one of the office’s many glass-and-chipboard encased breakaway areas.

At the back, some are working through lunch on a hill of wooden steps lined with beanbags, the staple of any modern tech company. It’s...

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