misterb&b vu par la presse internationale & les blogueurs gays

Mars 22, 2023 Le Quotidien du Tourisme

Une plateforme d'hébergements à destination de la communauté LGBT+ soutenue par Expedia Group - L’initiative « Accelerator » lancée par Expedia en septembre dernier a trouvé ces douze startups finalistes. Parmi elles, figure Misterb&b : une plateforme d'hébergement aux valeurs LGBT+


Mars 22, 2023 TourHebdo

Une plateforme d'hébergements à destination de la communauté LGBT+ soutenue par Expedia Group - L’initiative « Accelerator » lancée par Expedia en septembre dernier a trouvé ces douze startups finalistes. Parmi elles, figure Misterb&b : une plateforme d'hébergement aux valeurs LGBT+


Mars 13, 2023 PhocusWire

misterb&b creates safe space for LGBTQ+ travelers and hosts - While it’s fun to think of travel as an all-inclusive activity, the harsh reality is that not everyone experiences the benefits of travel equally. It’s not uncommon for marginalized communities, people of color, and those who identify as LGBTQ+ to face discrimination on their journeys.


Mars 10, 2023 World in Travel

“The ultimate goal is really being the main place for all LGBTQ+ peoples to connect around travel.” - While it’s fun to think of travel as an all-inclusive activity, the harsh reality is that not everyone experiences the benefits of travel equally. It’s not uncommon for marginalized communities, people of color, and those who identify as LGBTQ+ to face discrimination on their journeys.


January 31, 2023 PhocusWire

Expedia Group has announced the 12 startups (including misterb&b) that will participate in its inaugural Open World Accelerator. The accelerator, which was announced in September 2022, sees startups spend the next five months joining virtual workshops led by Expedia Group employees as well as some external partners. Workshops will cover business strategy, finance, marketing, and product.


January 31, 2023 Tourmag

Expedia : qui sont les 12 start-up finalistes du programme Accelerator ? Une start-up française : misterb&b a été sélectionnée. Expedia Group (Expedia.com, Hotels.com et Abritel) a lancé en septembre dernier l’initiative Accelerator qui vise à favoriser l’innovation au sein de l’industrie du voyage. Au total 12 finalistes ont été sélectionnés cette année parmi des centaines de candidatures à travers le monde.


January 26, 2023 Skift

Expedia Group Working With Tech Startups to Make Travel More Accessible. In Expedia’s move to inch the travel industry toward equitability, the company is helping startups (including misterb&b) solve their own problems and learning from them in the process. And the startups are learning from each other, too.


January 23, 2023 TravelDailyNews

misterb&b, leading LGBTQ+ travel community 900K strong, announced that it has been selected to participate in the inaugural group of Expedia Group‘s new Accelerator program, One World. misterb&b was selected from hundreds of applicants from around the world who are focused on building travel tech products to solve pain points of underserved travelers.


March 10, 2022 Instinct

Misterb&b, like many great start-up concepts, was born out of necessity. Founder and entrepreneur Matthieu sat down with me for an interview and revealed the upsetting homophobic incident that spurred the idea for his company. In a nutshell, Jost and his male traveling friend applied as guests at a short-term rental in Barcelona during a trip to Spain but were quickly turned down after the owner realized they were gay.


March 7, 2022 ITB Berlin, The World’s Leading Travel Trade Show

Misterb&b is an online application for focusing on homestays specifically designed towards LGBTQ travellers’ community. With the war raging in Ukraine, Misterb&b activated support to Ukrainian LGBTQ communities as described by Matthieu Jost, CEO.


November 1, 2021 Out.com

Each year, OUT.com publishes "The Out100", the magazine’s greatest and most well-known tradition: a prestigious compilation of the year’s most impactful and influential LGBTQ+ people. In 2021, misterb&b CEO Matthieu Jost is one of 9 LGBTQ+ Names at the Forefront of Beauty and Business as chosen by Out.com editors: "Travel was among the hardest-hit industries during the pandemic lockdowns. And founder and CEO of queer-focused travel company misterb&b, Matthieu Jost, can certainly attest to this."


September 24, 2021 Vice

How 'Black & Abroad' and Misterb&b Are Creating New Types of Travel Guides - Safety, acceptance, and security is not always a major concern when it comes to traveling abroad for most white, heterosexual people. However, for BIPOC and LGBTQ+ explorers, the world isn’t exactly their oyster.


September 03, 2021 Dallas Voice

LGBTQ travelers show how to travel safely this fall - Just when we thought it was safe to hit the road again, we were walloped by the COVID-19 Delta variant, the latest plot twist in the 18-month-and-counting pandemic story. The surprising data that fully vaccinated people could transmit the virus came, shockingly, from Provincetown with a 90 percent vaccination rate. Ptown quickly tightened restrictions requiring masking at all indoor locations and proof of vaccine at all entertainment venues — interventions that worked (...)


August 09, 2021 TriplePundit

What Started As the Gay Airbnb Has Since Evolved into a Leading LGBTQ Travel Platform. Before the internet opened up the world of travel, LGBTQ travelers had few options for exploring on their terms. Men would have to get their hands on the bulky Spartacus guide and hope any establishments listed were still in existence upon arrival.


July 27, 2021 Consumer Reports

Vacation Rental Options for LGBTQ+ Travelers - Tips from industry experts on how to avoid discrimination on vacation rental websites. According to a 2018 study by economists at Trinity College Dublin, gay male couples were 25 percent less likely than lesbian or straight couples to secure a booking in the city via Airbnb. Researchers revealed the gay males were not outright rejected, but their requests for a place to stay went ignored.


June 12, 2021 Queerty

As the vaccine programs continue to be rolled out, and even blue states lift their lockdown restrictions, there’s plenty of talk of the ‘Hot Vax Summer.’ in which gay men release their pent-up sexual energies in an orgy of hookups (...) But what does that mean and are you prepared?


July 26, 2020 Travel Daily News

The global pandemic has completely changed the face of travel. What’s more, the European Union has banned all Americans from travel. How is COVID impacting travel within the LGBTQ population? To find out, the data team at misterb&b -the short-term rental marketplace dedicated to the LGBTQ community- asked 6,000 people from the misterb&b’s community about their travel plans and perceptions for its Post-COVID LGBTQ Travel Survey.


July 22, 2020 Travel & Leisure

As lockdown restrictions for the coronavirus pandemic wind down around the globe, many people are asking themselves when they are comfortable traveling again. misterb&b, a booking site dedicated to advice and safety for LGBTQI+ travelers, asked the LGBTQI+ community when they plan to travel again in 2020. While the pandemic is still ongoing, many travelers have expressed a desire to hopefully travel this summer — but with personal health and safety in mind.


July 15, 2020 MSN Lifestyle

LGBTQ-friendly travel and social networking site misterb&b recently surveyed members, finding that two-thirds plan to travel again soon, with roughly four out of 10 planning to take a summer vacation before the end of August (...)


July 14, 2020 Travel Pulse

The Hotspots in a Post-Pandemic World - LGBTQ-friendly travel and social networking site misterb&b recently surveyed members, finding that two-thirds plan to travel again soon (...) The study also uncovered the top destinations on gay and lesbian travelers' radars in 2020. Here are the 10 most popular places among those surveyed in the U.S. (...)


June 19, 2020 01net.com

Vous aller partir en vacances et vous pensez à utiliser Airbnb pour réserver votre logement ? Pourquoi ne pas changer de plate-forme et miser sur l'originalité ? Certains concurrents (comme misterb&b) se révèlent plus originaux qu'une classique location de maison ou d'appartement. (...)


February 21, 2020 PYMNTS.com

How LGBTQ-Focused Travel Platform misterb&b Protects Travelers, Builds Travel (...) In the latest Gig Economy Tracker, Francois de Landes, co-founder of LGBTQ-focused global travel marketplace misterb&b explains how they’re using machine learning and smart algorithms to make payouts fast and secure. (...)


February 19, 2020 TheBoar

Travelling is an immersive and culturally- intellectual experience for us all. When you travel you are opening yourself to a completely different set of cultures, mannerisms and beliefs. However, these beliefs and different ideologies can sometimes oppose our own beliefs or those to which we are accustomed to back home- and to some, this disparity in beliefs can be extremely detrimental or even deadly (...)


September 3, 2019 Washington Post

Every few months, social media lights up with a story or viral video about discrimination in home-sharing: A host kicks out a black guest or cancels a gay couple’s booking or doesn’t respond to a Muslim woman’s inquiry. The dominant brands — Airbnb, Booking.com and VRBO — work quickly to contain the damage. They may ban the host, find new housing for the guests and remind followers of their anti-bias policies. But a handful of smaller competitors (like misterb&b) are trying to ease fears of discrimination by catering to specific minority groups (...)


August 17, 2019 National Geographic

Meet the changemakers: Matthieu Jost from Misterb&b - Dissatisfied with the state of LGBTQ+ travel, in 2014 Jost and his partners created a global travel platform, primarily aimed at gay men. It now has more than 300,000 hosts in 135 countries.


June 21, 2019 Condé Nast Traveler (ES)

Una desagradable experiencia en Barcelona con un propietario que se negaba a admitir huéspedes homosexuales fue el detonante para que Matthieu Jost crease misterb&b. Esta app, que tiene como objetivo ayudar a que las personas de la comunidad LGTBQ+ se sientan como en casa en todo el mundo, les permite viajar de forma más segura, sentirse siempre bienvenido y obtener consejos locales.


June 18, 2019 The New York Times

Tips for L.G.B.T.Q. Travelers to Visit the World Safely. Know your rights, do your research and don’t let fear take the driver’s seat. For L.G.B.T.Q. travelers, taking a trip can bring up safety concerns, fears of discrimination and the stress of navigating different sets of rules and restrictions. Adding to the complexities of travel is that “L.G.B.T.Q.” itself is an umbrella category. People who identify under one of these categories may also identify in or encompass others: Skin color, gender, wealth and ethnicity all affect the way that we are treated as travelers. With that in mind, here are some tips to stay safe and make the most of your travel.


June 5, 2019 Vogue Italia

Dockers supporta il turismo LGBT+ con Matthieu Jost di misterb&b - In occasione del Pride Month 2019, Dockers ha collaborato con Matthieu Jost, fondatore di misterb&b, per promuovere e supportare il turismo LGBT+. L'imprenditore francese è stato scelto come nuovo rappresentante del #DockersChallengers per il suo carattere visionario e ambizioso, volto a superare i confini e a realizzare i propri obbiettivi.


June 4, 2019 Stuff

June is the start of LGBT+ Pride in the northern hemisphere. It's a celebration of how far the community has come, but also acknowledging where it's come from, and the challenges ahead (...) While strides have been made in many countries, gay bashings, murders, and death penalties still occur around the world (...) We spoke to Matthieu Jost, the CEO and co-founder of misterb&b, the world's largest short-term rental marketplace dedicated to the LGBT+ community, about staying safe this Pride season.


May 31, 2019 Thrillist

One of the big fundamental problems with Airbnb (…) is that a lot of people who open their home to travelers don’t actually want their home open to all of them. The site is well-known for it’s rampant discrimination problem (…) and while the company has updated its anti-discrimination policies over the years, it’s remained difficult for people of marginalized identities to feel confident they’ll be safe, welcome, or wanted in Airbnb-listed homes. For LGBTQ travelers, there’s an alternative: misterb&b..


May 28, 2019 TravelDailyNews

In these 13 cities, home sharing hosts are making the most money during Gay Pride season - Short-term rental marketplace misterb&b, dedicated to the Gay community that helps keep LGBTQ travelers stay safe - measured the volume of searches, views, and revenues for each city on its platform during Gay Pride season for both 2018 and 2019.


May 20, 2019 Newsweek

Traveling while gay: six essential lgbt travel tips - Lgbt travelers face unique concerns in many parts of the world. Here are the best ways to ensure a hassle-free vacation.


May 15, 2019 Medium

“Don’t let any “no” take you out the game… Use them to lift you up to the next level” inspiring words from Matthieu Jost of misterb&b. I had the pleasure of interviewing Matthieu Jost, CEO and Co-Founder of misterb&b, the world’s largest short-term rental marketplace dedicated to the LGBT community. He’s been featured on CNN, Forbes, Forbes Travel, New York Business Journal, USA Today, and Logo.


April 26, 2019 CBC Radio Canada

Airbnb for LGBTQ travellers boycotts hotels owned by Sultan of Brunei in wake of new death penalty laws. Short-term rental company misterb&b joins international outcry over Asian nation's new stoning laws


April 8, 2019 Newsy

Activists and celebrities are boycotting hotels owned by the leader of Brunei — a country that penalizes same-sex intercourse with death.


March 29, 2019 Têtu

La plateforme d’hébergement LGBT+ a lancé le 10 mars dernier une campagne de financement participatif en actions. Jusqu’à la fin mai, les internautes peuvent acheter une part de Misterb&b. Avec 550 000 dollars investis en deux semaines, l’entreprise grandissante prouve qu’en plus de représenter un segment économique à fort potentiel, les communautés du marché LGBT+ soutiennent activement les entreprises.


March 25, 2019 LifeHacker

When you’re searching for accommodations online you can often find information about how big the place is, what kind of bed you’re sleeping in, and what sorts of restaurants are nearby. However, what you might not be able to find out in a listing is whether or not your hosts are LGBTQ-friendly. misterb&b is a website that exclusively lists gay-friendly accommodations around the world.


March 22, 2019 Travel Pulse

The world’s largest short-term rental marketplace dedicated to the gay community has launched a campaign designed help LGBTQ travelers avoid homophobic hotels. misterb&b recently announced a Wefunder campaign that gives the public the opportunity to invest in the company in order to help launch its expansion beyond short term rentals and into hotels.


March 18, 2019 TechCrunch

misterb&b hits the equity crowdfunding trail to expand into hotels - Homosexuality is illegal in a third of the planet, and in eight countries, it is punishable by death. In the febrile atmosphere of today’s politics, hate crime incidents in the US increased by 17% between 2016 to 2017, according to the FBI. Over 20 of those incidents were crimes against an individual’s sexual-orientation — the largest increase since 9/11. Similar hate crime statistics have increased in the UK and several other western countries...


March 13, 2019 New Now Next

This Gay Airbnb Site Helps LGBTQ Refugees Find Homes in Their New Countries. Would you host a queer refugee? Nine out of 10 hosts on Misterb&b say yes.


February 22, 2019 Forbes

Comme beaucoup de start-up innovantes, Misterb&b est née de la frustration. Le fondateur et entrepreneur Matthieu Jost a été bouleversé et déçu. Inscrit en tant que guest pour une location à court terme à Barcelone, il a été rejeté pour son homosexualité. Il a pu trouver un autre logement, mais l’expérience l’a tout de même piqué au vif.


February 15, 2019 Forbes

French Start-Up Misterb&b Targets LGTBQ Travel Market. Like many great start-up ideas, misterb&b was born out of frustration. Founder and entrepreneur Matthieu Jost was upset and disappointed. He had applied as a guest to a short-term rental in Barcelona and was rejected for being gay.


January 23, 2019 Meet Me On Board

misterb&b: best gay choice for pre- and post-cruise lodging. On the night before your cruise, will you end up in bed with your host(s)? That’s between you and them. In my experience, not likely. The fact that the possibility exists reveals something about the special experience of staying in a misterb&b, (aka the “gay Airbnb,”*). Luckily for us gay cruisers, you can easily find misterb&b hosts in many port cities around the world.


January 9, 2019, Bay Area Reporter

Business Briefs: French-based rental site connects gay travelers. Since listing a spare bedroom in his Bernal Heights home on the LGBT-oriented short-term rental site misterb&b, San Francisco resident Alan Lessik has met other gay men from around the world. Some of his guests have become friends he has visited in their home countries.


December 29, 2018, Hypebae

This Entrepreneur Is Changing the Way That LGBTQ Individuals Travel. Mathieu Jost, the founder of misterb&b, is prioritizing safety for gay travelers.


December 20, 2018, Trazee Travel

Misterb&b is the world’s largest short-term rental marketplace dedicated to serving the gay community in a time when travel can pose problems for LGBTQ+ individuals.


December 05, 2018 Homactu

La bonne idée de Noël : une invitation au voyage gay–friendly. Noël, c’est désormais le moment de remiser ses chaussons et d’enfiler ses bottes de sept lieues ! 5 bonnes raisons d’offrir la carte cadeau misterb&b à un proche LGBT (ou non)


November 22, 2018, Global Traveller

Misterb&b, a short-term rental marketplace offering safe home rentals for gay travelers, recently ranked the most in-demand, LGBTQ+-friendly destinations for the upcoming holiday season. Florida and California proved popular, with Miami taking the top spot, followed by Palm Springs and Fort Lauderdale.


November 21, 2018, MSN Lifestyle

In a new list of the most in-demand, gay-friendly cities around the world, St. Petersburg ranks 11th. The Holiday LGBTQ Travel Index was compiled by MisterB&B, a short-term rental app designed to help LGBTQ people stay safe when traveling.


November 20, 2018, Travel Pulse

Misterb&b, a travel and social networking site that showcases lodging for the LGBTQ community, has just released its Holiday LGBTQ Travel Index, an annual ranking of the cities that are most popular this holiday season for LGBTQ travelers.


November 19, 2018, Tampa Bay Times

St. Petersburg, and four other Florida cities, make the top 20 list of hottest LGBTQ holiday destinations. St. Petersburg was named one of the 20 "hottest" holiday travel spots in the world for LGBTQ visitors by the gay room-share app, misterb&b.


November 9, 2018 Le Quotidien du Tourisme

Créé en 2014, Misterb&b s’est spécialisé dans la location de chambres courte durée chez l’habitant pour la communauté gay. La plateforme s’apprête maintenant à référencer des hôtels et a demandé à Atout France une immatriculation.


October 31, 2018, New York Business Journal

Airbnb rival MisterB&B wants to keep LGBTQ travelers safe. While there are plenty of gay-friendly international cities for LGBTQ travelers, lodging websites like Airbnb don't disclose much info about hosts or guarantee safety. That's especially the case in countries where homosexuality is either taboo or illegal.


July 20, 2018 Tendance Hôtellerie

A quelques jours de la cérémonie d’ouverture, misterb&b, première plateforme de location de courte durée dédiée à la communauté LGBT, est particulièrement fière de rappeler son engagement auprès de Paris 2018, en tant que partenaire officiel hébergement des Gay Games.


July 10, 2018, Stratégies

Misterb&b en interne - « Explorez le monde. Cultivez votre différence » - juillet 2018


July 3, 2018, Le Routard

Internet - Misterb&b, le site de location d'hébergement entre particuliers version gay. C'est la version gay du fameux site de locations entre particuliers Airbnb et un beau succès du web made in France.


May 31, 2018 - Gay Star News

The Bear-Naked Chef wants to take you on a cruise you'll never forget. The world-famous chef made headlines in 2015 when he uploaded his first YouTube video, dressed in nothing but an apron. Now he’s bringing his assets to the kitchen onboard Open Sea Cruises later this year. One of the major partners of Open Sea Cruises is misterb&b. It was created in 2014 as an alternative for LGBTQ hosts and guests to connect around the world.


May 31, 2018 - Paris Vox

Un site de location de logements, misterb&b, vient de désigner la ville de Paris comme étant la ville la plus « gay friendly » au monde


May 30, 2018 - Paris.fr

La Ville de Paris a reçu le prix de la ville la plus gay friendly au monde par «misterb&b», plateforme de locations de logements de courte durée. Cette annonce vient réaffirmer la place de la capitale comme ville inclusive et renforce les dispositifs en place pour un meilleur accueil de la communauté LGBTQI+.


May 13, 2018 - Dorean Diakopes

Το misterbnb, η υπηρεσία βραχυπρόθεσμης ενοικίασης gay friendly καταλυμάτων από και για ομοφυλόφιλους άνδρες ταξιδιώτες απογειώνεται. Είναι ο μεγαλύτερος gay hotelier του κόσμου και η απάντηση στις έντονες απαιτήσεις για βιωματικά ταξίδια του ραγδαία αναπτυσσόμενου παγκόσμιου gay τουρισμού.


April 6, 2018 - Hornet Stories

misterb&b, un rêve américain - Tout a commencé en 2014 quand Mathieu Jost, l’un des fondateurs de misterb&b a vécu une mauvaise expérience à Barcelone : « A notre arrivée, notre hôte a réalisé que nous n’étions non pas des amis mais bien un couple gay. Dès lors...


January 31, 2018 - Rhône FM

Journal radio - misterb&b, le pendant homo d'Airbnb, divise en Valais


November 21, 2017 - Out.com

From every race, religion, ethnicity, gender, and sexual orientation, one can find examples of the entrepreneurial spark that drives those gifted few to create new things, start new endeavors, and push the envelope of the everyday. And for communities as diverse and proud as LGBT communities, it should come as no surprise that entrepreneurism is alive and well.


August 21, 2017 - Paris Match

De nombreuses plateformes, calquées sur l’ultra-populaire Airbnb, ont vu le jour ces dernières années en réponse aux mésaventures homophobes, racistes ou islamophobes vécues par certains utilisateurs du site. Parmi celles-ci, la plateforme française Misterb&b a probablement pris la plus belle revanche.


August 14, 2017 - Inverti

misterb&b, cette société française fonctionnant sur le même principe qu’Airb&b mais à destination de la population homosexuelle a réussi à lever 8,5 millions de dollars US dans le but de continuer à se développer.


August 12, 2017 - France 24

Créée en 2014, misterb&b vient juste de lever des fonds aux États-Unis, alors que cela avait été difficile en France. Le site, loin d'être communautaire, répond à un vrai besoin de sécurité pour les voyageurs LGBT.


August 10, 2017 - instinct Magazine

What Is misterb&b? Who Is It For? Matthieu Jost, the co-founder of misterb&b, had mixed results when staying at rooms he rented through other travel websites. Jost and others founded misterb&b in 2014. It took only 3 years for misterb&b to grow to more than 130,000 hosts in 135 different countries, and become the largest gay-friendly hotelier service in the world.


August 7, 2017 - Les Echos - Entrepreneurs

La plate-forme de locations touristiques fondée par des entrepreneurs français vient de lever 8,5 millions de dollars auprès d'investisseurs européens. En 2014, des investisseurs français avaient refusé de soutenir le projet. Une belle revanche pour Misterb&b !


July 17, 2017 - The Memo

You’ve heard of Airbnb, but what about misterb&b? As the name implies, it’s the Airbnb rival that’s put the gay (and LGBTQI) community at its heart. “misterb&b envisions a world where travelers form a wide gay-friendly community … to share their experiences and make the most out of every gay scene,” founder Matthieu Jost told The Memo.


July 4, 2017 - Airbnb-marketing



June 28, 2017 - El Pais

Los precios de alquiler de habitaciones se inflan con el Orgullo. Los asistentes al World Pride 2017 pagan hasta un 41% más que en 2016 en una habitación de hotel y hasta 1.000 euros por noche en pisos de alquiler.


June 20, 2017 - L'Echo Touristique

misterb&b vient de boucler sa troisième levée de fonds. De quoi lui donner un coup d'accélérateur.


June 12, 2017 - Eater

Where Can We Find Queer Space After Pulse? On the road through Florida, it’s not always easy to find the restaurants and bars that make you feel safe.


June 7, 2017 - Maddyness

Le site de location entre particuliers de la communauté LGBTQ misterB&B, calqué sur Airbnb, a convaincu Project A et Ventech de soutenir son développement. 


June 7, 2017 - Garçon Magazine

misterb&b, le Airbnb gay made in France fait rêver les Etats-Unis


June 7, 2017 - Les Echos

Deux ans après avoir décroché 2 M$ dans le cadre de sa serie A, la start-up franco-américaine Misterb&b poursuit dans sa lancée en engrangeant cette fois-ci 8,5 M$.  


June 7, 2017 - Techcrunch

misterb&b raises $8.5 million to build Airbnb for the LGBTQ community


June 6, 2017 - French Morning

misterb&b: le Airbnb gay de deux Français séduit les Etats-Unis


April 27, 2017 - Attitude

Find out who's been named Attitude's Bachelor of the Year 2017, in association with Blued. Guess who’s #8?


March 24, 2017 - The Irish Times

Competition for Airbnb as other home-sharing sites target niche audiences - The Irish site Homestay, OneFineStay, and Misterb&b are all chasing a share of the market.


March 13, 2017 - The New York Times

What Airbnb has popularized — the peer-to-peer rental of apartments, homes, and spare bedrooms — the market has embellished with a roster of new and growing services that offer home sharing.


January 23, 2017 - Unicorn Booty

100 Intriguing LGBTs to Look Out for in 2017. Matthieu Jost, CEO of misterb&b is #59


December 06, 2016 - Nathanlatka.com

$5M Funding, $1.3M Revenue For LGBT Lifestyle Traveling like AirBNB with CEO Matthieu Jost


November 8, 2016 - Danlan



September 09, 2016 - Rue 89

Airbnb veut mieux lutter contre les discriminations. Confrontés à l’homophobie de certains hôtes, des voyageurs optent pour un site de location d’appartement réservé à la communauté gay.


August 30, 2016 - Edge Media Network

Even as the world becomes an LGBT-friendlier place, for many gay men traveling alone or with partners, negotiating with an Airbnb host can still be a needlessly awkward process. Enter misterb&b, which features gay hosts providing short-term rentals to gay travelers around the world with the promise: "Stay like a gay local: rent welcoming and affordable places from people like you in 130+ countries."


August 1, 2016 - BFM TV

An interview of one of misterb&b's founders on French news channel BFM TV


July 31, 2016 - Vice

These New Startups Are Aiming to Fix the Sharing Economy’s Discrimination Problem


July 13, 2016 - Boys

Le blogueur Adam Dupuis fait la découverte de la vidéo fascinante de Misterb&b qui lui donne envie d’aller en vacances. Il tente donc de présenter le site en question et son projet en vue d’intéresser la communauté LGBT.


July 7, 2016 - Instinct

misterb&b Video Makes Us Want To Book That Vacation Now! I'm a huge visual learner. That's why in many of my blogs I try to include a video on the subject matter. When I saw the video below, it made me want to go on vacation real bad.


June 24, 2016 - The New York Times

If we’re going to get out there and travel no matter what, as our earlier look at gay travel post-Orlando suggested, where should we go? Matthieu Jost, the chief executive and a founder of misterb&b, a website that helps travelers find gay-friendly bed-and-breakfasts around the world...


June 19, 2016 - The Gleaner

As Jamaicans tap into the online rental market for business through platforms such as Airbnb they are slowly becoming more amenable to a side of the market that is largely shunned domestically gay travelers.


June 03, 2016 - Propertyguru

The debate about whether short-term rentals should be permitted in Singapore continues to make news after a public consultation conducted by the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) provided no clear consensus on the issue.


May 31, 2016 - Universoaa.com

Já teve alguma experiência ruim ao alugar o quarto na casa de alguém durante uma viagem? O misterb&b vem com uma proposta mais segura para os gays que queiram se sentir bem durante a hospedagem na casa de alguém, entenda!


May 24, 2016 - Huffington Post

Gay Travel Services: Gentrifying the Industry or Ghettoizing Gays? I was running the marathon in Lyon and my partner was coming with me. While researching...


Apr 25, 2016 - 2TravelDads.com

You know that we’re all about family travel and experiencing everything together or having a random weekend as a couple. Well, I (Rob) just did the unthinkable: solo travel. Whaaattt?!?!?! Yes, it’s true. I spoke at WordCamp in Jacksonville, Florida (#WCJAX) and made the journey all by my lonesome. Thank goodness for Mister BNB. MisterBNB totally saved my trip and kept me from falling into parental withdrawal.


Mar 30, 2016 - Lonely Planet

An uncomfortable experience when booking an apartment convinced Matthieu Jost that accommodation-sharing services – while spurring a revolution in travel – might not always meet every individual requirement...


Feb 25, 2016 - Shareable

There is hope for "sharing monopoly" malcontents who have discovered that some peer-to-peer accommodation sites can be more like forced labor than a cultural awakening, regardless of whether it's for free or to earn some extra cash…


Feb 14, 2016 - Consoglobe

Louer une chambre chez l’habitant, cela permet de rencontrer des personnes différentes et de s’imprégner de la culture locale (...) Voici 5 alternatives à Airbnb plus originales et collaboratives...


Dec 14, 2015 - Pulzo

El francés Matthieu Jost decidió lanzar esta página web luego de pasar por varias situaciones incómodas debido a su orientación sexual.


Dec 11, 2015 - Feber

misterb&b är en homestaytjänst som primärt riktar sig till homosexuella män och grundaren uppger att han startade tjänsten efter att han och hans partner hade blivit ovänligt bemötta på grund att de var homosexuella....


Dec 11, 2015 - Liligo

misterb&b: the new leader of gay travel - misterb&b was created in 2013 after an Airbnb user experienced a rather upsetting and uncomfortable exchange and was refused stay because he was with his gay partner...


Dec 10, 2015 - CNN

Most travelers pack an extra pair of socks, a rainy day itinerary, and some spare cash, planning for the worst when on vacation. Few have to worry about preparing a contingency plan for their accommodations if an Airbnb host decides they don't approve of their lifestyle...


Aug 29, 2015 - Gayviking

misterb&b. Vous ne connaissez pas ? C’est un peu le petit frère gay de Airbnb. Comme ce dernier, misterb&b est une plateforme d’hébergement entre particuliers mais destinée à la communauté gay. 


Aug 20, 2015 - Ozy.com

When it comes to the rainbow dollar, new startups are getting competitive. They’re taking advantage of the disposable LGBT income — gay tourism is valued at $68 billion by the Gay European Tourism Association — and celebrating emerging travel destinations...


Jul 24, 2015 - DH.be

À peine arrivée à Bruxelles, la plateforme en ligne misterb&b rencontre déjà un véritable engouement dans la capitale...


Jul 23, 2015 - Zizo Online

misterb&b, een gay lookalike van Airbnb, mikt nadrukkelijk op België. Het sponsorde al de Belgian Pride in mei en noemde België bij lancering een toplocatie. Maar in Antwerpen kregen verhuurders nog geen klanten via misterb&b op bezoek...


Jul 22, 2015 - DeMorgen

De lakens zijn niet roze en de handdoeken niet regenboogkleurig, maar de kamers en appartementen op verhuursite misterb&b propageren zichzelf wel expliciet als homovriendelijk. Begonnen in Parijs, nu ook in Brussel, Antwerpen en zelfs Moskou...


Jul 21, 2015 - DeVolkskrant

Hij noemt zich de grootste homo-hotelier ter wereld. misterb&b, de homovriendelijke variant op Airbnb is anderhalf jaar geleden opgericht door de Parijzenaar Matthieu Jost (34). Inmiddels telt de verhuursite 18 duizend kamers en woningen in 130 landen...


May 15, 2015 - Les Echos

Cette semaine se tenait à Mountain View le Demo Day du célèbre incubateur californien 500 Startups, qui présentait la 12ème promotion des start-up incubées. Parmi celles-ci, la start-up créée par les Français Matthieu Jost et Marc Dedonder, nommée misterb&b , s’est fait particulièrement remarquer...


May 13, 2015 - TheNextWeb

Pulsating with high-energy startup fever, the 10th 500 Startups Day in Mountain View yesterday afternoon offered the best of what 33 young companies in Batch 12 had on offer to enhance the way we live and work...


May 12, 2015 - Mattermark

Today, 500 Startups Mountain View, hosted their Demo Day for Batch 12 (Winter 2015). 33 companies will be pitching their products to an audience of VCs, Angel Investors, and decision-makers at large tech companies, in hopes of closing their next round of funding...


May 9, 2015 - RoadWarriorVoices

Matthieu Jost can identify with the gay couple in Texas booted from their Airbnb rental by a homeowner because of their sexual orientation. Four years ago, he traveled with his partner to Barcelona and upon arrival, it was clear that the host was not comfortable...


May 4, 2015 - DealStreetAsia

misterbandb.com, which aims to connect the gay community and enable gay men to earn money from their spare space, has raised $2 million in seed funding from a slew of investors including China Growth Capital, 500 Startups, MicroVentures, AngelVest...


May 1, 2015 - RollSohu



Apr 26, 2015 - Le Routard

Saluons un joli succès made in France : lancé à Paris et à Barcelone, misterbandb.com, site de locations d'hébergements entre particuliers gays conçu dans l'esprit d'Airbnb, revendique désormais 15 000 hôtes dans 130 pays, ce qui en fait la plus importante...


Apr 23, 2015 - L'Echo Touristique

C’est aux Etats-Unis que le site français de locations entre particuliers a bouclé son tour de table. Airbnb gay-friendly, misterbandb.com vient de finaliser une levée de fonds d’amorçage de 2 millions de dollars (1,86M€) auprès de différents investisseurs...


Apr 22, 2015 - FrenchWeb

Le plate-forme de location de logements entre particuliers gay ou gay-friendly misterb&b vient de lever 2 millions de dollars auprès de d’investisseurs tels que l’accélérateur américain 500 Startups, AngelVest, China Growth Capital, MicroVentures et Pole Capital...


Apr 4, 2015 - Skift

misterb&b raised a $2 million seed round from new investors 500 Startups, Joel Simkhai, China Growth Capital, Lorenzo Thione, and Chris Sinton.


Mar 4, 2015 - TourHebdo

Inspiré du modèle d’Airbnb, misterb&b est un site d’hébergement entre particuliers destiné à la clientèle gay, un marché global estimé à 200 milliards de dollars par an dans le monde. En plein développement, l'agence en ligne prévoit de réaliser en 2015...


Mar 3, 2015 - VentureBeat

Travel platform for the gay community misterb&b just raised $2 million to launch in the U.S. The Paris-based company launched to provide an Airbnb-like experience for members of the gay community, who may be worried about the safety of staying in other people’s homes.


Oct 11, 2014 - West-Info

How and why was misterb&b founded? The first website, which helps gay tourists find holiday accommodation, was set up in just three months and already has more than 10,000 listings in 130 different countries. In Italy alone it has 29 pages with more than 500 apartments.


Jul 7, 2014 - newnownext.com

There’s An Airbnb For Gay Men. Of Course There Is! Airbnb has become increasingly popular in urban centers where hotel rooms can top $300 a night. So it shouldn't be too surprising there's now a gay version of the short-term sublet site, called misterb&b...


Jul 7, 2014 - O Globo

Site de aluguel por temporada, agora, voltado para gays - Jornal O Globo RIO — A visita à Barcelona, na Espanha, com pernoite num quarto alugado em apartamento de família, tomou um rumo desconfortável para Matthieu Jost e seu namorado, quando eles descobriram — tarde demais — que os seus anfitriões não gostavam da idei...


Jun 26, 2014 - forbes.com

An Airbnb For Gay Men (And Why Women Love It Too) - Forbes


Jun 6, 2014 - discodamaged.de

Looking for somewhere to stay? Get real Another option is misterb&b, which has some 5,000 hosts in 65 countries with a 99% satisfaction rate


May 24, 2014 - wehoville.com

misterb&b, a Gay-Focused Version of Airbnb, Comes to West Hollywood There's a new entry to the group of so-called "peer-to-peer" businesses like Airbnb, Uber, and Lyft that are offering services in West Hollywood outside the purview of regulators. It's misterb&b, a version of the Airbnb apartment rental service...


Apr 13, 2014 - passportmagazine.com

misterb&b: New School Lodging for LGBT People and Allies misterb&b, a web service launched last spring, takes an Airbnb-esque approach to find lodging, but it tailors its service to LGBT people and their allies, helping to assure users their experience will be an open and respectful one.


Apr 9, 2014 - lui-magazine.cz

misterb&b: nový cestovní projekt nabízející gay-friendly ubytování v soukromí po celém světě právě přichází do Prahy! Tento pátek se na slavnostní párty představí veřejnosti misterbandb.com je nová webová stránka, která cestujícím nabízí gay-friendly ubytování v soukromí v 65 zemích světa. Od svého založení v červnu 2013 jejich služeb využilo již více než 20.000 cestujících. S touto službou si můžete snadno pronajmout b...


Feb 27, 2014 - Winq

If you’re not one for hotels and miss the comfort of a true home when you travel, then you might want to give MisterB&B a visit.


Feb 26, 2014 - nextmagazine.com

This new short-term rental service helps gay jetsetters find a friendly place to stay abroad. “People like to have a specific experience when traveling. They are tired of staying in hotel rooms and prefer to stay in a real apartment because they can really experience the city, stay somewhere that’s well located and spend less money than [at] a hot


Feb 19, 2014 - queerty.com

Discover The Gay World With misterb&b / Queerty Ah, the 300-plus prides, the dozens of circuit parties, the museums, the fine dining, the gay 'hoods. These days, there are so many great gay-themed events around the world, a guy can get dizzy just figuring out where to start. And then there's...


Jul 27, 2013 - blogs.phillymag.com

A Gayer Version of Airbnb, misterb&b, Launches When traveling, my partner and I love renting apartments from Airbnb. It offers us the freedom to go and come as we please and provides us the ultimate traveling experience by situating us far from all the hotel chains — in a real neighborhood s...


Jul 26, 2013 - presse-citron.net

[exclu] misterb&b, la location d'appartements gay-friendly entre particuliers, ou comment se diversifier sur un secteur en pleine expansion Un site français de location d'appartements courte durée entre particuliers dédié à une communauté de voyageurs gay et gay-friendly, ouvre ses portes cette semaine. Communautarisme ? Non, convivialité, selon ses créateurs. Sorte d'étendard de l'éc...


Jul 14, 2013 - lefigaro.fr

Des sites pour trouver des locataires qui vous ressemblent Depuis belle lurette, les réseaux sociaux et les forums permettent aux internautes de se retrouver par affinités entre technophiles, végétariens ou fans de mangas. Ce sont désormais les sites de location touristique de logements entre part...


Apr 04, 2013 - mygaytravelguide.com

New website for gay apartment rentals: misterb&b Wasting my time on the internet the other day, I discovered mister bnb—a new website that offers gay and gay-friendly travelers a way to find short-term apartments rentals specifically tailored to the gay community. Anyone twenty-something who l...


Apr 24, 2013 - thegaylypost.com

Launch of misterb&b, the first international gay apartment & room/vacation rental website, 100% covered by insurance. misterb&b offers gay and gay-friendly travelers a unique service that allows them to experience travel in a new way and to...


Mar 03, 2013 - mygaytrip.com

Louez votre appartement, gagnez de l’argent ! En quelques mois, la location d’appartements entre particuliers s’est imposée, côté hôtes, comme un nouveau moyen de se faire un peu d’argent et côté voyageurs, comme un nouveau moyen de se déplacer et de découvrir les destinations, à moindre coût.