Airbnb: News

21 Feb 2023


JoJo Siwa roped in for 'All My Friends Are Dead'

Dancer-singer and YouTuber JoJo Siwa has been signed for the upcoming horror thriller All My Friends Are Dead. This will be helmed by Marcus Dunstan of Saw 3D fame.

27 Jun 2022


5 most expensive Airbnbs in the world

Airbnb has become the most preferred mode of accommodation for many as it offers private homestays, and apartments to travel enthusiasts for vacation purposes.

06 Mar 2022


Amid war, over 61,000 Airbnb bookings in Ukraine; here's why

Some people have found a new way to help war-hit Ukraine, they are booking Airbnb spaces not to stay but to aid the residents.

02 Dec 2021


Up for rent: 'House of Gucci' villa, 'Home Alone' house

After Airbnb enlisted Villa Balbiano, the mansion where House of Gucci was shot, the platform has included another interesting shooting location spot in its database.

You can now stay at Barbie's Dreamhouse for Rs. 4,300

Growing up, Barbie's plastic Dreamhouse was the stuff of envy for many kids, featuring vibrant interiors, exquisite baths, and a sliding staircase, among other things.

03 Oct 2019


Planning your vacation? Try these last-minute tricks to save money

Although we would never advise you to delay your travel plans until the last minute, sometimes you just can't help it.

08 Apr 2019


New Zealand family discovers camera at Airbnb listing, host removed

In a horrifying incident, a family from New Zealand found a hidden camera at their Airbnb in Ireland.

Get Alexa to say whatever you want with Alexa Blueprints

Amazon has launched its Alexa Skills Blueprints program that allows users to create their own customized Alexa commands and responses based on pre-defined templates.

Airbnb to launch new initiatives for future growth

Airbnb, US-based online accommodation platform, has said it is adding four new property types to its existing ones. It also plans to launch new tiers of homes that have been personally verified for quality and comfort.

21 Feb 2018


Google combines Android Pay and Google Wallet, launches Google Pay

Google has combined all of its different payment services into one unified service called Google Pay.

10 Feb 2018


Google rewards $2.9 million under its Bug Bounty Program

Google has announced on its official Security Blog that the company paid out $2.9 million to security researchers in 2017 under its Bug Bounty Program.

14 Aug 2017


Bengaluru among top five cities for B&B accommodations: Airbnb

Bengaluru has become one of the biggest markets when it comes to providing bed-and-breakfast accommodation. Bengaluru comes in top five destinations picked by Indians for Airbnb.

11 Aug 2017

Donald Trump

Trump's NYC home now on Airbnb for $725 a night!

Airbnb has another luxurious listing now: US President Donald Trump's New York City home in Queens, where he spent his childhood.

15 Jul 2017


Racist AirBnB host cancels Asian woman's booking, gets fined

Tami Barker, an AirBnB host in California who discriminated against an Asian guest, has received a $5,000 fine and told to attend an Asian-American studies course.

10 Jun 2017


Airbnb can continue operations in Japan adhering to new rules

The Japanese government has now okayed Airbnb to operate in the country without getting embroiled in regulatory hurdles, it has also set new laws for home sharing.

26 May 2017

Data Scientists

Airbnb has its own university to meet its tailor-made demands

Airbnb is now revolutionizing how tech-based companies operate its own self-styled university-style program.

02 May 2017

San Francisco

Airbnb settles lawsuit with city of San Francisco

Airbnb Head of Global Policy Chris Lehane today announced that Airbnb had come to a settlement with the city of San Francisco over a lawsuit which the company had filed in 2016.

14 Apr 2017


Airbnb to work on app security after hijackers burgle homes

Three people were robbed as hijackers hacked into verified accounts and, under false pretence burgled the properties of those people, who had listed it on Airbnb.

10 Sep 2016


Airbnb goes the extra mile to tamp down on racism

Airbnb recently released a report to demonstrate stringent measures which would be implemented to stamp-out discrimination inflicted on users of the platform.