Airbnb

  • Airbnb threatens to ban users participating in ‘Unite the Right’ rally!

      As the anniversary of the violent rally in Charlottesville approaches, Airbnb is once again reminding users that anyone found to be in violation of its policy of non discrimination faces a possible ban from the service. “When we identify and determine that there are those who would be...
  • 3 black Airbnb guests questioned by police plan lawsuit

    Three black filmmakers plan to sue a police department in Southern California after being falsely accused of burglary by a neighbor while leaving an Airbnb rental with their luggage. The three claim that the response by the Rialto Police Department to what they say was a racially motivated 911...
  • Florida Aribnb came with a hidden camera!

    Imagine going on vacation and renting out a room, only to discover that someone was secretly recording your every move with a hidden camera. This nightmare became a horrifying reality for an Indiana couple who rented out a room in Longboat, Florida using Airbnb. Derek Starnes told a local station that...
  • Airbnb guest charged with sexual assault of host’s 7-year-old

    MINNETONKA, Minn. – A man who was renting a room at a Minnetonka family’s home through Airbnb is charged with sexual assault, after climbing in bed with the host’s 7-year-old daughter.  According to the criminal complaint, Derrick Aaron Kinchen, 28, of Lansing, Mich. was found naked next to the child Sunday...
  • You can rent a Rolls Royce and more classic cars from AirBnB now!

    Many Americans dream of driving fabulous, unique, vintage cars. The vast majority of Americans never get to actually do it. Sure, we see them around. I live in Brooklyn, and I don’t own a car, but as I walk around my neighborhood I spy things: a Carman Ghia in...
  • Airbnb hires Actor Danny Glover

    Airbnb has hired Hollywood actor and social justice activist Danny Glover as an adviser to reach out to communities of color and encourage more non-white hosts to sign up with the home-rental service. Glover said he would make sure people of color are taking advantage of “the economic opportunity”...
  • Interested in reliving President Trump’s childhood? Stay in his boyhood home for $750/Night!

    From tree houses to igloos, Airbnb offers some pretty unique accommodation experiences, but it is now giving vacationers the chance to stay in the former home of a sitting president. The childhood home of U.S. President Donald Trump in Queens, New York City, has been listed on the property...
  • Faced with complaints of discrimination, Airbnb partners with NAACP to recruit black hosts

    The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People announced on Wednesday that it has teamed up with Airbnb, the home-sharing company beleaguered by discrimination complaints, to expand the service to more minority communities. The century-old civil rights organization touted the move as a “landmark partnership” that it hopes...