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Airbnb bans 'party houses' following shootout at a Halloween party in North California
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Airbnb bans 'party houses' following shootout at a Halloween party in North California

The company was expanding manual screening of "high-risk reservations" flagged by its risk detection technology

Airbnb bans parties at rental homes days after deadly Halloween shooting in California that killed five people
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Airbnb bans parties at rental homes days after deadly Halloween shooting in California that killed five people

Five people died after a Thursday night shooting that sent some 100 terrified partygoers running for their lives in the San Francisco suburb of Orinda

Airbnb acquires hotel booking app, HotelTonight for an undisclosed sum
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Airbnb acquires hotel booking app, HotelTonight for an undisclosed sum

HotelTonight culls unsold inventory from hotels and offers discounted rooms to travellers.

Brian Chesky, Airbnb CEO meets Prime Minister Narendra Modi, launch Trips in New Delhi
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Brian Chesky, Airbnb CEO meets Prime Minister Narendra Modi, launch Trips in New Delhi

Home-share booking site Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky today met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and discussed its plan to attract more travellers from Airbnb community to India.

Airbnb starts travel services called
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Airbnb starts travel services called "Trips" as part of evolutionary expansion

Airbnb launched a new programme on Thursday called Trips to transform itself into a travel company, marking the most significant expansion since the company was founded eight years ago as a home- and room-renting service.

Airbnb reworks anti-discrimination policy to address racial bias
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Airbnb reworks anti-discrimination policy to address racial bias

Online rental marketplace Airbnb will address reports of widespread racial discrimination against non-white guests by displaying photos less prominently on its website, promoting instant bookings and changing some of its technology, according to a report commissioned by the company.

Ex-US Attorney General hired by Airbnb to help shape policy
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Ex-US Attorney General hired by Airbnb to help shape policy

Airbnb said on Wednesday it hired former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to help craft its anti-discrimination policy to combat discrimination occurring on the home-sharing company's platform.

Blatant discrimination is a big problem for Airbnb says CEO
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Blatant discrimination is a big problem for Airbnb says CEO

The biggest challenge facing Airbnb is not the regulatory crackdown from cities such as New York, but blatant discrimination occurring on the company's platform, Chief Executive Brian Chesky said on Tuesday.