Airbnb Takes Proactive Steps to Stop Parties & Large Gatherings

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Airbnb says that “trust is the real energy source” that drives them and part of maintaining that trust has been through implementing smart community policies and new technologies to protect their hosts, guests, their homes and neighborhoods.  With that in mind, Airbnb recently issued a new policy prohibiting one-night reservations over the upcoming Halloween weekend for entire home listings in the United States or Canada.   In addition, they have also implemented high-risk detection systems that will flag potentially problematic reservations for a manual review. Airbnb says they have already identified and proactively cancelled nearly 9k high-risk reservations in the U.S. and Canada.  Indeed…

“Our hosts are our partners in this mission – the vast majority already prohibited parties in their listings even prior to our introduction of a global ban on parties and events. We are introducing these new measures to better support these hosts and to do our part to help protect public health in North America in this particular moment.”

Click here to read the full release at Airbnb.com.

 

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