Airbnb’s strengths can also be liabilities for many solo female business travellers. The platform has grown increasingly popular every year because of its ability to connect travellers to local communities by offering a more immersive, authentic and affordable travel experience for business and leisure travellers. It's also a portal for self-discovery because it offers access into so many varied neighbourhoods around the globe. Airbnb is about experiencing the destination on your own terms - it's about freedom, personalisation, choice and self-determination but it also requires a degree of flexibility and independence on the part of the individual traveller. This very lack of structure is what causes concerns among many females travelling alone to business meetings and conferences. Find out more.