Airbnb’s enhanced cleaning protocol—the first overarching standardized guidelines for cleaning and sanitization in the home sharing industry—is now available to support hosts and governments in advance of reopening communities for travel.
Airbnb’s mission is to create a world where anyone can belong anywhere. Discrimination and bias directly contravene our mission. While we have taken a number of steps over the last five years to address discrimination in our community and further diversify our company and community, we have yet to meet the high standards we set for ourselves.
Airbnb is launching Project Lighthouse, a groundbreaking effort by a consumer tech company to collect the data needed to measure and evaluate discrimination on its platform in the US so it can take additional action against it.
We're announcing the launch of Online Experiences, a new way for people to connect, travel virtually, and earn income during the COVID-19 crisis.
We're working with 1199SEIU and the State of New York to house first responders on the frontlines of the COVID-19 crisis.
Airbnb hosts offered listings in 160 countries and regions, with thousands of hosts in Paris, New York City, and London offering Frontline stays for those fighting the spread of COVID-19.
We're excited to expand our partnership with Polaris, a leading anti-trafficking organization. Read more about how we're bolstering our efforts to combat sex and labor trafficking in 2020.
Check out our 2nd annual Airbnb Black Travel List, a yearly spotlight of Black leaders and influencers in travel. These honorees are changing the way people think about travel and thanks to their contributions, are making travel more inclusive for people around the world.
We’re excited to announce the appointment of Catherine Powell as Head of Airbnb Experiences. A veteran of the Walt Disney Company, Powell has lived and worked around the world over the last two decades to deliver immersive experiences to guests. Her appointment comes as consumers, particularly Millennials and Generation Z, are increasingly choosing to spend their time and money on local, authentic things to do rather than on consumer goods.
Check out the latest update on our progress toward becoming a true 21st-century company.