Airbnb and DoorDash went public at the same time but see very different paths post-pandemic

In a letter to investors, Airbnb said it is “preparing for the travel rebound” in 2021 after seeing bookings through its platform drop 41% in 2020 as people largely stayed home due to the pandemic. “As the vaccine is rolled out and restrictions lift, we expect there will be a significant travel rebound,” the company wrote in the letter. DoorDash, by contrast, has benefited greatly from people ordering food and essential items while staying at home, with revenue of $2.89 billion last year, more than tripling from the year prior. “While the Covid-19 pandemic was a tailwind for all online commerce in 2020, we are proud of the

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