“We feel a responsibility to step up”: Airbnb offers free accommodation to 20,000 Afghan refugees
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
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.
“Michelin Guide” of home sharing knocks back 97 per cent of hosts who apply
The homes listed on this new Airbnb competitor’s website are far more attractive than most people we know. Then again, we’ve not been getting out much lately.
“Certainly something that we’re looking at”: Airbnb mulls commission model for travel agents
by Huntley Mitchell
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.
The reboot begins: Travel DAZE 2021 kicks off to a big virtual audience!
Did you register for Travel DAZE but forgot to set a reminder that it was on? Start playing catch-up here.
Even more speakers announced for Travel DAZE 2021!
While Travel DAZE 2021 is only weeks away, that hasn’t stopped us from adding several more speakers to the line-up (which is bulging with talent, might we add)!
Airbnb duped into listing a dollhouse by YouTube pranksters
by Christian Fleetwood
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
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
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.
NSW introduces strict new laws to regulate short-term rental market
The new laws include a ‘three strikes and you’re out’ approach for irresponsible hosts. However, that’s not to say they will be forced to wield baseball bats or chew tobacco.
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.
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