AirBnB, the app that has become a staple for travelers worldwide, has just gone version 3.0 and with it, gotten a whole new facelift and added much-requested hosting features. For starters, AirBnB now features an iOS 7-inspired icon and UI. Every bit of the app is now flat and Helvetica Neue with gorgeous large images to look at as you scroll down the listing of available bedsits.

But the changes to the app aren’t only superficial. A number of new hosting features, which have been requested for quite some time by those that use the service regularly, have been added. Specifically, hosts can now easily manage inquiries and reply to guests from a brand-new Host Home section. Hosts can also access groups and get involved in their local or virtual AirBnB host communities. Finally, the app has added a number of hosting tips, such as hospitality standards, to help them offer their clients the best stays possible.

AirBnB 3.0 is a free download.

AirBnB get iOS 7-inspired makeover, adds new hosting features originally appeared on TUAW – The Unofficial Apple Weblog on Wed, 13 Nov 2013 12:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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