Airbnb sees huge spike in domestic travel bookings
May 29, 2020
Looks like Aussies have begun to get itchy feet in self-isolation. Let’s hope hotels are seeing a similar surge.
Airbnb snares Apple exec to lead global operations
May 20, 2020
Airbnb has taken a bite out of Apple by appointing one of its execs to a global ops role.
Airbnb’s CEO just announced a 25 per cent staffing cut in the most empathetic, transparent way
May 11, 2020
Laying off staff is never easy, but if there was ever a perfect example for company leaders to follow, it’s that of Airbnb’s chief executive.
Airbnb teams up with Zoom to launch Online Experiences
April 9, 2020
With Airbnb’s ‘in-person’ Experiences currently suspended, the short-stay accommodation giant has created a new way for people to connect, travel virtually and earn income during the COVID-19 crisis.
Airbnb commits $400m to hosts to cover COVID-19 cancellations
April 8, 2020
The short-stay accommodation giant has also secured a $1.6 billion investment from two private equity firms.
Airbnb asks hosts to provide free rentals for COVID-19 responders
March 30, 2020
Airbnb is waiving fees on short-term stays for health workers and first responders fighting the spread of coronavirus.
Airbnb recommends noise-monitoring devices to hosts
February 26, 2020
Remember when we were all horrified about Airbnb hosts spying on guests? Now the platform is encouraging spying. Well, sort of.
These are Airbnb’s most wish-listed homes of the past decade
February 25, 2020
Looking for the perfect diversion on a busy Tuesday? This list of the most desirable Airbnbs of the past decade will have you ignoring your boss’ orders all afternoon.
Prague cracks down on Airbnb to avoid becoming a “ghost city”
February 18, 2020
Prague has taken the next step in its crusade against home-sharing platforms like Airbnb, approving a swathe of legislation to police short-term rentals.
This Airbnb host’s epic Star Wars-themed villa is just minutes from Galaxy’s Edge
February 10, 2020
Travel Weekly’s reporter has grown horns and painted his face to look like Darth Maul in celebration of this Airbnb property. In all truth though, he looks more like Violent J from the Insane Clown Posse.