With more than 140 million guest arrivals to date, Airbnb has proved a boon for hosts and an attractive option for travelers looking for a hotel alternative. In the process, you can earn the classification of a Superhost, which means that you have hosted many guests and consistently received five-star reviews. This is a selective group; only about 7 percent of hosts earn the title of Superhosts.
In exchange, you get more visibility in search results, invitations from the company to exclusive events and a medal next to your profile photo. Yet vaulting to Superhost status is hardly intuitive. Here are some tips on running a successful Airbnb rental based on interviews with Superhosts. Continue reading