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Adding richness to Airbnb guidebooks

The world’s largest community-driven hospitality company relies on Places to excite users about their upcoming plans. Our API surfaces curated photos and other place-related content directly in users’ guidebooks, giving them a fuller depiction of what is surrounding where they are staying.


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Places Data can offer

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Core details plus contextual richness

Choose from core attributes such as name and address to define a location. Then layer user-generated content including photos, ratings, tips, and reviews to enrich your understanding of that place itself.

Location predictions for strategic planning

Effective site planning, territory mapping, and investmenet strategies should rely on foot traffic data. Make market assessments using visit volume and popularity scores that only we can provide.

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We know where your users are and where they’re going. Power geo-tagging based on real-time location and passively predict a future location with our place-probability algorithm.

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Places Database

  • Download venue content and customize data to your business needs

  • Delivered daily, weekly or monthly

  • Available via JSON or TSV

Places API

  • Get real-time data access and help users discover venues nearby

  • Enhance your apps’ search functionality

  • Assign a user’s smartphone to a specific location, in real-time

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