• Airbnb set to boost Caribbean Tourism

     Saturday, March 20, 2021

    Airbnb recently signed a partnership with the Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO) to promote its member countries across its global community. The collaboration has been designed to promotr the region’s recovery from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic by promoting safe, …

  • Brents Potts appointed Vice President of Community Support at Airbnb

     Wednesday, March 3, 2021

    Brents Potts has been appointed Vice President of Community Support at Airbnb as a part of the company’s continuous efforts to provide support for community, its key priority. Potts joins Airbnb from Apple, where he spent the last eight years …

  • Airbnb gradually preparing to receive visitors cautiously with reopening of tourism

     Tuesday, December 8, 2020

    With economies globally badly-hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, sectors like tourism, aviation and hospitality are the most affected, with large sections of people confined to their homes due to restrictions and lockdowns. In India, the effects are no different. As …

  • Airbnb pays USD 61 million, supporting more than 7,500 local jobs in Goa in 2019

     Tuesday, September 8, 2020

    The Airbnb community made a payment USD 61 million, and supported more than 7,500 local jobs in Goa in 2019, according to Oxford Economics’ ‘The Economic Impact of Airbnb in India’ report which was released last month. This landmark report …

  • Airbnb is working in tandem with Japan government to recover its tourism

     Monday, August 31, 2020

    Airbnb has recently declared that it’s taking part in Japan’s ‘Go To Travel’ campaign. This move is anticipated to boost up domestic tourism and at the same time help the economy to revive in Japan. Like any other sector, the …

  • Airbnb announced a quarter of job cuts

     Friday, May 8, 2020

     Airbnb is recalibrating in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic and cutting a quarter of its staff around the world and it is expected some 1,700 roles from a total of 7, 500 will go. The demand for travel has …

  • GlobalData says, Airbnb could lose significant portion of host community to long-term rental sites

     Saturday, April 18, 2020

    Recently the Airbnb hosts around the world have been losing the vast majority of their bookings and they need a reliable form of income sooner rather than later. GlobalData says that a growing number of hosts have deleted their Airbnb listings …

  • Airbnb secures additional $1 billion in loans

     Thursday, April 16, 2020

    Airbnb recently secured another $1 billion in loans from institutional investors. The cash arrives amid the coronavirus pandemic as the company seeks to boost its liquidity position. The accommodation service body said in a statement that the new resources will …

  • Airbnb to restrict U.K. bookings

     Friday, April 10, 2020

    Due to the coronavirus pandemic  Airbnb will restrict UK bookings to keyworkers and “essential stays”.   Earlier this week, home rental company came in for criticism earlier with stays seemingly being offered despite government calls for Brits to remain at home. …

  • Airbnb U.K. restricts accommodation to keyworkers

     Friday, April 10, 2020

    Leading accommodation providing platform Airbnb has decided to limit its accommodations and bookings in the U.K. All bookings in the U.K will now be limited to “essential stays”. Only keyworkers working to provide any essential services can book rooms and …


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