Airbnb bans house parties worldwide citing COVID-19 safety norms

The San Francisco-based home sharing company said it will limit occupancy in its rental homes to 16 people.

published on : 20th August 2020

Airbnb files preliminary paperwork for public stock offering as pandemic hits revenue

Chesky has said that Airbnb's 2020 revenue will likely be less than half of what the company booked last year.

published on : 20th August 2020

Airbnb launches 'enhanced cleaning protocol' in India for hosts

These measures are aimed at restoring traveller confidence and towards driving the systematic recovery of communities through the economic impact of tourism and travel.

published on : 22nd July 2020

At Home With Airbnb: Paid sessions at home with Indian personalities from fitness, food, fashion

“While people have been staying at home to protect their health, this unique platform has brought together people from across the globe over their shared passions and hobbies.

published on : 18th July 2020

Hotels, Airbnb beef up cleaning standards to soothe jittery travelers

Airbnb also said Monday that it’s developing cleaning protocols for its hosts with guidance from former U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy and EcoLab.

published on : 28th April 2020

Airbnb to refund USD 250 million to its hosts due to cancellations by tourists amid coronavirus outbreak

The move came as an olive branch of sorts extended to Airbnb hosts blindsided by a the home-sharing platform's decision several weeks ago to give full refunds to guests who cancelled reservations.

published on : 31st March 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Airbnb, its hosts to provide free housing to healthcare workers

Airbnb also said it will waive all fees for any guest's stay if hosts can't offer their residences for free, according to a media report.

published on : 27th March 2020

Airbnb offers travel coupons as users ask for refunds over coronavirus-hit travel plans

In the case of COVID-19, Airbnb said its extenuating circumstances policy allows guests to cancel eligible reservations without charge, and the host is required to refund the reservation.

published on : 12th March 2020

Three killed, two injured in shooting at Airbnb in Toronto

Police by Saturday still had not given any information on the victims' identities or a possible motive, only saying that the violence happened in an Airbnb online rental downtown.

published on : 2nd February 2020