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Airbnb has introduced new anti-party tools to help identify potentially high-risk reservations and stop them from making bookings.
Airbnb has grown into its adolescence, but it has challenges ahead to keep communities on board.
Airbnb posted weaker-than-expected results for the second quarter as the rental firm struggles to please investors.
After a rocky set of results for Silicon Valley titans, tech platforms will be keeping a close eye on Airbnb's second quarter results scheduled to drop tomorrow evening.
The UK government said on Wednesday it was launching a review into short term rentals in popular tourism areas in England, including Airbnbs. Ministers said they wanted to support rental platforms like Airbnb but acknowledged concerns that such businesses could drive communities out of their area – for example if landlords opt to run their [...]
Airbnb confirmed this morning that its party ban for hosts and guests would be a permanent fixture for holiday goers. The firm said that disruptive parties and events will continue to be banned, including open-invite gatherings, as well as “chronic party houses”: scuppering fun for many party animals across the country. The property rental platform [...]
Airbnb has posted record quarterly results and beat estimates as holidaymakers are keen to get away after lockdown measures have eased. First quarter revenue shot up 70 per cent from the year prior, despite the company noting “macroeconomic headwinds,” war in Ukraine and the pandemic. Revenue hit $1.5bn and exceeded its pre-pandemic comparable by 80 [...]
Airbnb announced it would offer free, temporary housing for up to 100,000 refugees fleeing Ukraine. Chief Executive Brian Officer Brian Chesky and Joe Gebbia, the chairman of the home rental company’s non-profit arm, said they have sent letters to leaders of Poland, Romania, Germany and Hungary offering help to house the refugees. Announcing the news via Twitter, [...]
Holiday rental platform Airbnb has said it anticipates bookings to hit pre-pandemic levels for the first time in the current quarter as Covid fears ease. The number of nights booked in cities in the last three months of 2021 neared 2019 levels, it said in results. The pressure of rising costs would influence individuals to [...]
Booking platform Airbnb has announced it will hide the names of its US guests from hosts until after their booking has been accepted.
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