Airbnb: Expensive, But Worth It

Jan. 12, 2022 8:55 AM ETAirbnb, Inc. (ABNB)EXPE, GOOG, GOOGL14 Comments
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  • The way we travel supported by the remote work is changing. Longer-term stays are creating a new opportunity for Airbnb.
  • Covid restrictions and fears are likely to subside going into 2022.
  • Because Airbnb enjoys a dominant position in the market, the positive catalysts are expected to drive its nearly unchallenged growth.
  • Valuation may be high raising some concern, however, I believe Airbnb is a buy at today's levels.

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Introduction and Thesis

Travel by definition is going from one place to another for any given reason, and when traveling occurs, lodging becomes a necessity. Including today, hotels have been the primary destination for travelers; however, I believe Airbnb's (

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I am a young private investor seeking to find advice and knowledge through my journey in Seeking Alpha. I primarily focus on growth companies and the disruptive future they may bring. Through the rise of technological capabilities, I believe that the world will undergo a massive transition in the coming decade.

Disclosure: I/we have no stock, option or similar derivative position in any of the companies mentioned, but may initiate a beneficial Long position through a purchase of the stock, or the purchase of call options or similar derivatives in ABNB over the next 72 hours. I wrote this article myself, and it expresses my own opinions. I am not receiving compensation for it (other than from Seeking Alpha). I have no business relationship with any company whose stock is mentioned in this article.

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