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Airbnb snags US$1 billion investment to mitigate coronavirus shock

Airbnb has secured a US$1 billion investment from private equity firms Silver Lake and Sixth Street Partners to help the home-sharing giant to fight...

Airbnb grants free housing for 100,000 Covid-19 frontline workers

Airbnb is partnering its hosts to house 100,000 Covid-19 frontline workers – including first respondents, healthcare professionals and relief workers⁠ – for free. Hosts across...

Airbnb on US$1 million hunt for most unique home ideas

Home-sharing giant Airbnb is on the search for the most unique home ideas, and has launched the US$1 million Unique Airbnb fund to help...

Malaysian hoteliers cry for halt on home-sharing amid Covid-19 fears

The Malaysian Association of Hotels (MAH) has appealed to the government to immediately put a stop to home-sharing so as to curb the spread...

AHRA slams event partnerships with short-term rentals

The nine-year, five-Games partnership inked last November between the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Airbnb to provide accommodation for athletes, spectators and fans has...

Riding the experiential wave

At the inaugural SG Tourism Leaders Engagement Series, organised by TTG Asia Media and PATA Singapore Chapter in November, three leading travel experts in Asia-Pacific examine the effects of experiential travel on the industry and how companies are responding to the shift towards authentic and immersive travel.

Airbnb Experiences serves up new Cooking category

Airbnb Experiences has introduced a new category of bookable experiences that will "unlock the hidden culinary traditions of families all around the world", adding...

Airbnb scores nine-year Olympic sponsorship deal with IOC

Airbnb has signed a deal with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to provide accommodation for the host cities until 2028, as the games' organisers...

Airbnb teams up with TAT to push travel beyond big cities

Airbnb has partnered the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) to launch the Beyond Big Cities website that is aimed at promoting travel to lesser-known...

Airbnb to verify all listings following recent controversies

Short-term home rental company Airbnb said on Wednesday it will introduce new safety measures in the wake of a fatal shooting at an Airbnb...

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