Airbnb Inc. (Nasdaq: ABNB) reported quarterly revenue that blitzed analysts’ estimates, benefiting as travelers chose vacation rentals during a holiday season marred by rising Covid-19 cases. Releasing its financial results for the first time as a public company on Thursday, Airbnb showed sales of $859 million in the final three months of 2020, a decline of only 22% from a year earlier. Analysts had been projecting $739.7 million, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. Airbnb’s shares closed 13,3% higher on Friday with total gains for 2021 exceeded 40%.