Airbnb’s Rural Bootcamp

Unlocking the power of rural tourism

Rural tourism has never been more appealing with more and more people yearning for tranquility and nature. Airbnb’s Rural Bootcamp is designed to help rural communities seize this budding opportunity by preparing to welcome new guests when the time is right.

Through a series of partnerships and Host education programmes, Airbnb’s Rural Bootcamp will help unlock access to the hospitality and tourism sector by giving individuals and organisations the toolkit they need to thrive on the Airbnb platform as Home and Experience Hosts.

Partnering with organisations

To learn more about our partner programme, please send an email to ruralbootcamp@airbnb.com and we’ll contact you shortly.

How Airbnb is supporting rural communities

Airbnb impact on rural communities

Rural listings have earned Hosts over $5 billion since 11 March 2020
Rural listings have earned Hosts in France over 450 million euros since 11 March 2020
Rural listings have earned Hosts in Italy over 110 million euros since 11 March 2020
Rural listings have earned Hosts in Britain over 200 million pounds since 11 March 2020
Rural listings have earned Hosts in Spain just under 80 million euros since 11 March 2020
Rural listings have earned Hosts in Germany just under 100 million euros since 11 March 2020

Rural Hosts

Answers to common questions

What is Airbnb’s Rural Bootcamp?

Airbnb’s Rural Bootcamp is a programme focused on supporting both individuals and organisations from rural communities with webinars, localised online resources and support to succeed on the Airbnb platform.

Why join Airbnb’s Rural Bootcamp?

Local association partners can benefit from the visibility offered by Airbnb and use the Bootcamp as a way to develop a tourism infrastructure in areas that have often been overlooked. Individuals can get involved in our Host Education Programme and learn about the benefits of rural hosting on our platform via dedicated webinars.

How can I join Airbnb’s Rural Bootcamp?

To learn more about our partner programme, please send an email to ruralbootcamp@airbnb.com and we’ll contact you shortly.

In which countries is Airbnb’s Rural Bootcamp currently being offered?

Airbnb’s Rural Bootcamp is currently being offered to communities in Italy, France, Spain, Germany, Australia and the UK.

I’m not from Italy, France, Spain, Germany, Australia or the UK. Can I still take part in the full programme?

Unfortunately, you can’t participate in Airbnb’s Rural Bootcamp as an organisation at this time. However, individuals residing in countries and regions where Airbnb is available can take part in our Host webinars: languages being offered at this time are English, Spanish, French, and Italian.

When will the webinars take place?

The programme will take place from April to September. Individuals will be informed via email about the webinar dates available in their country or preferred language. For partners, the exact timings of each webinar will be discussed and agreed on with our partnership team.

Our partners

Some of the organisations we are already working with

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