Articles tagged “house parties”

Short-Term Rentals

Just In Time for an IPO — Airbnb’s Hotel Business Is Benefiting From Its House Party Ban

On the road toward its IPO, Airbnb has engaged in nonstop publicity about its efforts to crack down on house parties. Another less-noticed part of that effort is when Airbnb blocks these bookings of whole homes, it encourages users to book hotels instead.

Just In Time for an IPO — Airbnb’s Hotel Business Is Benefiting From Its House Party Ban

Hotels

Airbnb to Ban or Cancel One-Night Stays on Halloween Weekend to Deter House Parties

Airbnb banned one-night stays, but only around Halloween in the U.S. and Canada. An outright ban, as is the policy at Vrbo, would be harder for Airbnb because that would hurt its corporate travel business. Still, house parties are a problem that may keep on creating ugly headlines.

Airbnb to Ban or Cancel One-Night Stays on Halloween Weekend to Deter House Parties

Hotels

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

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.

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

Hotels

Airbnb House Party Crackdown Now Bans Certain Renters Under 25

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.

Airbnb House Party Crackdown Now Bans Certain Renters Under 25

Short-Term Rentals

Airbnb Finally Embraces Verified Listings After Halloween Deaths

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.

Airbnb Finally Embraces Verified Listings After Halloween Deaths

Hotels

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

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.

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