Airbnb suspends almost 500 Aussie listings in party house purge
The homesharing platform is tired of copping the blame for irresponsible hosts and reckless guests upsetting the neighbours and causing a ruckus.
You can now stay in the mansion from The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
Pull up to your very own kingdom for the night and sit on the throne with this nostalgia-riddled Airbnb listing from The Fresh Prince himself.
Airbnb announces global party ban, threatens legal action for guests who break rules
by Christian Fleetwood
The party’s over for Airbnb guests, with the short-term rental giant introducing an indefinite ban on all shindigs at its listings.
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Airbnb partners with IOC and IPC to host historic online Olympic festival
With the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics postponed until 2021, Airbnb is lacing up its runners and reimagining both events with an online program of activities.
“I can’t even afford one house”: Airbnb slammed for suggesting host donations
The platform has copped a tonne of backlash from its users after suggesting they donate money to hosts impacted by COVID-19.
“It breaks your heart”: Airbnb host left with trashed house, $50,000 in damages after guest party
Three underage girls were found in the house, which had been completely trashed and littered with food, booze, bongs, and condoms.
Vegan beauty mogul sues Airbnb after guests ransack Brisbane apartment
The host claims a guest stole tens of thousands of dollars of diamonds and a “silver banana”, among other luxury items.
Airbnb encourages Aussies to ‘Go Near’ with new campaign
The home-sharing giant is doing its part to stimulate domestic travel, and has even created a new program for tourism bodies.
Airbnb sees huge spike in domestic travel bookings
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
Airbnb has taken a bite out of Apple by appointing one of its execs to a global ops role.
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