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Airbnb cuts 1,900 jobs as coronavirus hits home rentals

Airbnb’s business has been hit hard, with revenue this year forecasted to be less than half of what we earned in 2019

06 May 2020 10:50 AM

Airbnb bans 'party houses' days after California shooting kills 5

On Friday, police tape surrounded the block as people came to collect their cars and other belongings.

03 Nov 2019 2:17 PM

France adopts pioneering tax on tech giants like Google, Amazon, Facebook & Uber after US threat

Global tax rules should be updated for the digital age, Internet Association's Jordan Haas.

12 Jul 2019 12:51 PM

Airbnb to invest USD 100-200 million in India's OYO

The investment will give US-based Airbnb access to a variety of franchised or leased hotels.

02 Apr 2019 11:12 AM

Airbnb invests in Oyo

Oyo's home and villas will now appear on the Airbnb platform and increase its international presence.

02 Apr 2019 6:24 AM


India is one of the fastest-growing emerging markets for Airbnb: Blecharczyk

The company, which commenced operations in India in 2016, currently has 45,000 listings on its platform.

23 Feb 2019 5:15 PM

Paris sues Airbnb for running illegal rental ads

The company is accused of running over 1000 illegal ads, each inviting a fine of 12,500 euros.

11 Feb 2019 6:34 PM

Airbnb had 'substantially more' than USD 1 billion in quarterly revenue

The quarter was the first time it “substantially” exceeded USD 1 billion in revenue, Airbnb said in a statement.

19 Nov 2018 8:01 AM

Airbnb blamed for all kinds of ills

Paris, long one of the world’s top destinations, is grateful for the billions of euros that tourists pump into the French capital’s economy.

28 Sep 2018 10:17 AM

Facebook still to comply with EU consumer rules, Airbnb in line

Online platforms are under pressure in Europe because of their dominance and anti-competitive business practices.

20 Sep 2018 8:08 AM


EU says Airbnb breaches EU consumer rules, must fall into line

Some of Airbnb’s terms and the way it presents its prices breach the bloc’s unfair commercial practices directive.

16 Jul 2018 8:25 PM

Pinching pennies to minting billions: Here's how 2 roommates founded Airbnb

Airbnb is a startup now valued at more than USD 30 billion which boasts millions of places to stay in more than 191 countries.

04 Jul 2018 3:38 PM

AxisRooms technology now connects with Airbnb

The partnership aims to provide a level-playing for travel accommodations in India, Sri Lanka and Maldives.

21 Jun 2018 4:19 PM

Many Airbnb rentals in US cities lack fire safety features

To assess fire safety features, researchers examined data collected by the website

08 May 2018 8:13 PM

Social media algorithms discriminating against women: study

When algorithms were turned loose on this exclusive network of ultra-engaging individuals, women's visibility plunged.

22 Apr 2018 2:56 PM


The futuristic office goals

There’s no need to feel the Monday blues, as everyday is a fun day at work at these co-working spaces!

14 Sep 2017 2:06 AM

Men are most boring at this age: Survey

You know you want to know even if you don't agree.

10 Sep 2017 12:40 PM

Video shows Airbnb guest pushed downstairs over check-out confrontation

Airbnb Chief Executive Brian Chesky would contact the guests involved, the company said in a statement sent to Reuters.

12 Jul 2017 8:03 PM

Villa holidays

More and more Indians who travel in large groups are opting for the privacy of villas during their trips abroad.

23 Apr 2017 5:48 AM

Airbnb updates security systems to prevent hijacking by scammers

Airbnb is currently using predictive models, trained using machine learning techniques that look for uncharacteristic behavior to flag

17 Apr 2017 9:23 PM