The vast majority of meeting planners and conference organizers have been slow to embrace room-sharing companies. The reasons are many. They range from a lack of consistent room product for large groups to questions about security and insurance, billing and payments, room block management and general logistics, etc. That’s beginning to change. As Airbnb bookings grow exponentially year-over-year, there are growing numbers of business travelers who’ve booked Airbnb previously for leisure travel, and now they want the same customized experience when they travel on business. Spurring that shift, both Airbnb and members of the meetings industry are formalizing products and partnerships to help planners incorporate Airbnb listings into their programs. Get the full story at Skift