Articles tagged “house parties”

Airbnb Escalates House Party Crackdown a Week After Filing for an IPO

Airbnb Escalates House Party Crackdown a Week After Filing for an IPO

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Airbnb looks to be cleaning up some overhangs before its anticipated initial public offering, including being fairly aggressive about promoting its crackdown on wayward house parties in its rentals. In case investors ask about the issue, Airbnb has an answer.

4 weeks ago

Airbnb House Party Crackdown Now Bans Certain Renters Under 25

Airbnb House Party Crackdown Now Bans Certain Renters Under 25

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Wild house parties are certainly not in the interests of short-term rental platforms because of the brand hits and potential liability. Airbnb's limited steps won't end the problem, but it may reduce the volume — in more ways than one.

3 months ago

Airbnb Finally Embraces Verified Listings After Halloween Deaths

Airbnb Finally Embraces Verified Listings After Halloween Deaths

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Airbnb has avoided these policies under the guise of being just a platform, much like the rest of the tech platform companies. We just hope at some point that tragedies are not the only way to propel change that lots of stakeholders have been asking for all along.

11 months ago

Airbnb Attempts to Ban Party Houses After Multiple Deaths in California Shooting

Airbnb Attempts to Ban Party Houses After Multiple Deaths in California Shooting

Dennis Schaal, Skift

House parties and out-of-control guests are the scourge of Airbnb and other short-term rental platforms. The industry has to fix this — fast.

11 months ago