Tag Archives: Airbnb

New York City Council Moves To Rein In Airbnb Hosts

Bloomberg reports: Last week, Airbnb Inc. was dealt one of its biggest blows in the company’s 10-year history. New York City council members voted to require the home-rental company to hand over the names and addresses of its hosts in the city. The officials have said they need the information to police Airbnb hosts that operate illegally and drive up …

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Airbnb To Troll Trump During SOTU [VIDEO]

CNBC reports: Airbnb has been one of the most aggressive corporate critics of the current administration’s policies. Tuesday, ahead of President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address, it’s making another very public political statement. The home-sharing start-up will be running a six-figure ad on some cable networks that plays off Trump’s alleged “shithole” comments — and promotes Airbnb’s business …

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AUSTRALIA: Major Companies Launch “Acceptance Ring” Campaign For Marriage Equality [VIDEO]

The Australian reports: Some of the country’s biggest businesses have upped the ante in the crusade for marriage equality by asking Australians to wear a specially designed “acceptance ring” until same-sex marriage is legalised. Led by accommodation provider Airbnb and supported by Qantas, ANZ, Fairfax Media and Foxtel, the Until We Belong campaign has been billed as the “most public …

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Airbnb For “Transkindness”

Clip recap: Airbnb believes that every person in the world should feel like they can belong anywhere. That feeling is possible because of the kindness in our community–hosts who were once strangers, guests who became friends, the goodness we see in man, woman, and transkind. Go see. Stay in their homes, hear their stories, understand their lives. Then share your …

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Airbnb Expands To Cuba

Via Digital Trends: Airbnb extends its tendrils to just about every country within reach, so it’s no surprise that Cuba finally made the list. Earlier this month, the home-rental liaison took advantage of loosened U.S. trade restrictions to begin offering its services in the Communist island nation. The listings number in the hundreds right now, but Airbnb has been sending …

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Tech Giants Denounce RFRA Bills

Via press release: The values of diversity, fairness and equality are central to our industry. These values fuel creativity and inspiration, and those in turn make the U.S. technology sector the most admired in the world today. We believe it is critically important to speak out about proposed bills and existing laws that would put the rights of minorities at …

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NEW YORK CITY: New Anti-Airbnb Ad

A group called Share Better has taken their New York City campaign against Airbnb to television in recent weeks, with the below spot airing today on CNN. From their about page: We are a group of New York City friends, neighbors, community activists and elected officials of this great city who have a unique perspective on the so-called “sharing economy” …

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