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Airbnb: Online platform for rental accommodations
Airbnb, Inc. is an online marketplace for arranging or offering lodging, primarily homestays, or tourism experiences. The company does not own any of the real estate listings, nor does it host events; it acts as a broker, receiving commissions from each booking. The company is based in San Francisco, California, United States.

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Stay in A Galaxy Far, Far Away with this Unique Holiday Rental [Video]

Stay in A Galaxy Far, Far Away with this Unique Holiday Rental

This property is perfect for Star Wars fans. Called the 12 Parsecs by Loma Homes it is a 15-minute drive form the Galaxy's Edge Themed Park in Florida. Sleeping up to 20 people at a time, there are 9..

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 00:54Published
Airbnb Guests Face Difficulty Getting Refunds [Video]

Airbnb Guests Face Difficulty Getting Refunds

Airbnb Guests Face Difficulty Getting Refunds

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:31Published
Robbie Williams suffered coronavirus symptoms during three-week isolation from family [Video]

Robbie Williams suffered coronavirus symptoms during three-week isolation from family

Robbie Williams believes he battled coronavirus while holed up in an Airbnb down the road from his family's mansion in Los Angeles.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 00:43Published
Dua Lipa getting through lockdown thanks to boyfriend Anwar Hadid [Video]

Dua Lipa getting through lockdown thanks to boyfriend Anwar Hadid

Dua Lipa has credited boyfriend Anwar Hadid with keeping her spirits up with daily activities as they complete their coronavirus lockdown in an Airbnb.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 00:48Published
Big sponsors to stand by Olympics despite delay [Video]

Big sponsors to stand by Olympics despite delay

Major firms including Coca-Cola and Samsung say they are committed to their sponsorship of the Tokyo Olympics despite its postponement. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:35Published
Airbnb the top IPO pick for 2020: analyst [Video]

Airbnb the top IPO pick for 2020: analyst

Manhattan Venture Partners’ research head Santosh Rao says he likes Airbnb’s prospects because the home rental giant is well funded and growing. He says the outlook for the IPO market in 2020 looks..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 04:10Published
UN lists firms linked to illegal Israeli settlements in West Bank [Video]

UN lists firms linked to illegal Israeli settlements in West Bank

Airbnb, Expedia, TripAdvisor, tech giant Motorola and consumer food maker General Mills among the companies.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:17Published

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The pop star dreamt up her new album in Las Vegas, but she's releasing it from an Airbnb in London.
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Airbnb holds meeting with bankers to extend $1 billion debt facility: source

Airbnb Inc on Wednesday held a phone meeting with bankers to discuss extending an existing $1 billion debt facility as the home rental start-up grapples with a slowdown from the coronavirus outbreak,..
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UN lists 112 businesses linked to Israeli settlements

The companies identified include Airbnb, Booking.com, Expedia Group and Motorola Solutions.
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Airbnb extends booking suspension in Beijing to May

Home rentals company Airbnb said on Wednesday it has extended the suspension of bookings in Beijing until Apr. 30 from Feb. 29, as death toll from the coronavirus outbreak in China rose to 1,113.
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Airbnb suspends bookings in Beijing for rest of February

Airbnb said on Monday it has suspended bookings in Beijing until Feb. 29 as death toll from the coronavirus outbreak in China exceeded 900.
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Tameside social services face putting teen in Airbnb, court hears

The girl should lawfully lose her liberty but a specialist unit maybe unavailable, a judge hears.
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Airbnb is not an estate agent, EU court rules

Airbnb will not need an estate agent licence to operate as it is an "information society service".
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Couple falls victim to Airbnb scam in Belfast

Simone and Alice Cardillo arrived at their accommodation to find it was empty and for sale.
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Airbnb teams up with the IOC to provide Games accommodation

Short-term home rental company Airbnb Inc has joined the ranks of leading sponsors of the Olympic Games with a nine year deal to help provide accommodation for the world's biggest sporting event and..
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Airbnb signs Olympics deal up to 2028

Airbnb has struck a deal to support the Olympic Games up to 2028, the short-term home rental company announced on Monday.
Reuters - Published

Suspects held in Halloween shooting at California Airbnb

California authorities on Friday were holding four suspects charged with murder and conspiracy in connection with a deadly shooting at a Halloween costume party hosted at an Airbnb rental house in..
Reuters - Published

Airbnb, Chobani among companies to oppose U.S. asylum work permit slowdown

Airbnb, Chobani, Western Union and a dozen other companies are urging the withdrawal of a Trump administration proposal to slow down the work permit approval process for asylum seekers.
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Airbnb to review 'high risk reservations' following Halloween shooting

Short-term home rental company Airbnb Inc said on Wednesday it will introduce new safety measures in response to a fatal Halloween shooting in California last week, including a 24/7 hot line and review..
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Airbnb bans 'party houses' after Halloween shooting in California

Airbnb Inc banned "party houses" on Saturday after five people were killed in a shooting at a large Halloween gathering inside a rental home in Northern California that was advertised on the online..
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Four people shot dead at Halloween party at Airbnb rental in California

Four people were shot dead at a crowded Halloween costume party at a house in Orinda in Northern California, the county sheriff's office said on Friday.
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Exarchia: How Airbnb angered Greek anarchists

Home rentals site Airbnb sparked a heated debate about sustainable tourism in an Athens district known for its radical politics.
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Airbnb plans public listing in 2020

Earlier this week, Airbnb said that it took in more than $1 billion in revenue for the second quarter of 2019. Reuters had reported in June that Airbnb was considering a direct listing.
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Airbnb property numbers soar in Valencia

Valencia is one of the cities in Europe fighting back against holiday rental websites.
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Airbnb host fined £100,000 and evicted for letting out London council flat to tourists

Council discovers fake account with more than 300 reviews on popular rental site
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