Airbnb adds rental restrictions to avoid parties
Airbnb officials announced on Wednesday that they would impose new restrictions during the upcoming summer holidays to prevent parties at rented homes.
According to the Associated Press, the company revealed that Airbnb guests without a “positive review history” on the property rental platform will not be able to make overnight reservations for homes during Memorial Day and the holidays. of July 4.
Additionally, the company said there would also be limits on who can make two-night bookings and would require renters to confirm they understand the party ban and the potential legal ramifications of breaching them. to the rules.
Airbnb guests who have received positive reviews will not be impacted by the changes.
Last year, company officials said similar rule changes implemented last summer to combat parties stopped 126,000 people from renting properties. Airbnb seeks to avoid criticism of large parties hosted by guests, some of which have turned violent.
Earlier this year, Airbnb and VISIT FLORIDA teamed up to launch a campaign boosting the recovery of the state’s tourism industry. The deal includes a landing page with organized activities and stays for potential travelers to visit. It also includes social media and email ads for Florida residents, as well as residents of neighboring states.
Last year, Airbnb responded to a changing travel landscape with upgrades and innovations for its guests and hosts. It’s now easier for the business to book anywhere and find the exact property a client wants, adding new ways to search and explore with the introduction of “I’m Flexible”.