So, it's no surprise ambitious sharing-economy player Airbnb has targeted that market segment. In order that those businesspeople can properly expense that for the company records Airbnb has developed an arrangement with Concur. Here is the coverage by Ryan Lawler in Tech Crunch.
That means that instead of being cooped up in a standardized hotel or motel, business travelers can experience a certain kind of residential architecture, neighborhood and lifestyle. Before they sign on they will be able to visually inspect via digital the premises and also find out about amenities such as WiFi.
This could bring Airbnb into a different level of revenue-making. This also represents an even bigger threat to the traditional lodging industry than had the focus on the Everyman traveler.