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Airbnb Releases List Of Trending Destinations For Digital Nomads In 2022
As the search for remote work increases, digital nomads around the world are ready to pack up and enjoy what the hottest destinations can offer in terms of safety, quality of life, warm weather, and pleasant vibes. But, what are the trending destinations for digital nomads in 2022? Airbnb has answered this question. The most popular short-term rental platform has released a list of trending destinations for those who have embraced the idea of working remotely.
The list was compiled by a new way to search designed Airbnb Categories, the innovative Split Stays feature and AirCover for guests. According to the big tech company, this launch represents the biggest change to Airbnb in a decade.
A key takeaway from Airbnb’s trending destinations report was that around one in five guests used the platform to work remotely while traveling last year, and the numbers look like they will likely increase beyond that. The home-sharing app states that, including travels to all destinations, people who stay longer than 28 days have risen 33% since 2019. It’s now released a list of the most sought-after places among customers booking extended stays.
The company revealed also that about one in five guests on Airbnb reported using Airbnb to work remotely while travelling in 2021.
“As flexibility becomes a permanent part of so many company cultures, Airbnb helps to make it easier for workers to take advantage of their newly enshrined flexibility. Of the 6 million listings worldwide, 9 out of 10 are already long-stay ready, and many offer the types of features that remote workers need, like verified wi-fi and a dedicated workspace,” Airbnb said in a press release.
Among the most popular destinations for long-term stays on Airbnb in 2022 Lisbon, in Portugal, ranked number one on the list.
Cape Town, in South Africa, is the only African to be listed as one of the best destinations for digital nomads in 2022. As Travel Noire reported, Cape Town was named in February as one of the world’s best cities for expats in Africa, according to a recent study released by Expatriate Group, identified the world’s best places for expats to live based on eight traits: sunshine hours per year, fitness facilities, quality sleep, amount of green space, work-life balance, happiness, friendliness to expats and healthcare.
These are the trending destinations for long-term stays on Airbnb in 2022:
- Bristol, UK
- Birmingham, UK
- Manchester, UK
- Cape Town, South Africa
- Glasgow, UK
- Liverpool, UK
- Seoul, South Korea
- Los Angeles, California, USA