Collectively, Airbnb Plus and other recent announcements that the company has made point to the increasing “professionalization” or maturation of Airbnb as a company. Now, for instance, beyond guest and host reviews, certain listings, which are part of Airbnb Plus, are homes that come with quality assurance. And today, you’ll find plenty more hotels and actual bed-and-breakfasts on the platform than you ever did in the early days, as well. No doubt, the product mix is maturing to include more professional or standardized accommodations, whether from hosts or from actual hotels. In a separate conversation with Cameron Houser, Airbnb’s hotels program manager, Houser didn’t deny the possibility that boutique hotels may eventually be added to the Airbnb Plus brand, or to its upcoming luxury brand, Beyond by Airbnb. Get the full story at Skift Read also "Airbnb is overhauling its business, becoming more hotel-like"