“We feel a responsibility to step up”: Airbnb offers free accommodation to 20,000 Afghan refugees
August 25, 2021
The home-sharing giant is hoping its generous new initiative inspires other business leaders to do the same. We’re looking at you, Marriott/Accor/IHG/Hilton.
Basketball legend Scottie Pippen becomes an Airbnb host to offer unique Olympic-themed stay
July 26, 2021
He was MJ’s right-hand man during the Chicago Bulls’ glory days, and now “Pip” has dribbled his way into the home-sharing market.
“Certainly something that we’re looking at”: Airbnb mulls commission model for travel agents
July 15, 2021
Have you traditionally avoided including Airbnb in your client itineraries due to a lack of commission? Well, you may soon need to reconsider your stance.
Airbnb duped into listing a dollhouse by YouTube pranksters
April 28, 2021
This Airbnb dollhouse prank might make you chuckle a little, but it wasn’t the least bit funny to the Lilliputians trying to book a weekend away.
A department store sleepover and decoration tips from Kris Jenner: How Airbnb is celebrating Christmas
December 18, 2020
Ever dreamt you were locked in a department store past closing time? Well, Airbnb is here to make your dreams come true … in a good way, that is.
Airbnb wows Wall Street with spectacular US stock exchange debut
December 11, 2020
Airbnb more than doubled its share price as soon as it began trading on the Nasdaq, which is pretty bloody good for a company that is still yet to turn an annual profit.
Airbnb suspends almost 500 Aussie listings in party house purge
October 14, 2020
The homesharing platform is tired of copping the blame for irresponsible hosts and reckless guests upsetting the neighbours and causing a ruckus.
Airbnb announces global party ban, threatens legal action for guests who break rules
August 24, 2020
The party’s over for Airbnb guests, with the short-term rental giant introducing an indefinite ban on all shindigs at its listings.