Why it matters: Airbnb hires hospitality expert!

As a former San Franciscan I am very familiar with the Joie de Vivre hotels. I know we all have our favorite Joie de Vivre hotel – each one with its own charm, theme, great customer service and unique lodging experience.  So really it was no surprise to hear that Airbnb just hired Chip Conley the founder of Joie de Vivre as their new Head of Global Hospitality. Head of Global Hospitality?   Nice title, but what does that really mean?  I think it means that Airbnb came up with an interesting idea to connect couches and rentals with travelers but they have come to...