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September 30, 2022, 11:26 AM

You can stay in the 'Hocus Pocus' house on Airbnb

Airbnb will host two guests at a recreated cottage in Salem, Massachusetts to celebrate Halloween and the Disney+ premiere of "Hocus Pocus 2."
September 30, 2022, 11:26 AM
The house from 'Hocus Pocus' is now on Airbnb
2 months ago

Airbnb is rolling out new screening tools to stop parties

Airbnb says it's rolling out new technology to spot and block people who try to use the short-term rental service to throw a party
2 months ago
2 months ago

Airbnb removes Mississippi 'slave cabin' from listings

Airbnb apologized after a TikTok video went viral criticizing the listing.
2 months ago
2 months ago

Jay Carney, Amazon's top policy exec, leaves for Airbnb

The top policy and communications executive at Amazon and a one-time White House spokesman has been named the head of policy at Airbnb
2 months ago
Jay Carney, Amazon's top policy exec, leaves for Airbnb
3 months ago

Airbnb issues permanent global party ban in wake of string of shootings

Short-term rental giant Airbnb has issued a permanent global ban on parties following a string of shootings that have broken out nationwide at properties it lists.
3 months ago
Airbnb issues permanent party ban following rash of shootings
3 months ago

Permanent party ban at Airbnb properties

The ban was put in place during the pandemic.
3 months ago
Permanent party ban at Airbnb properties
3 months ago

Airbnb permanently bans parties at its rental locations

Airbnb says it’s making its party ban permanent
3 months ago
Airbnb makes global party ban permanent, saying it works
5 months ago

Airbnb to cancel its COVID-19 refund policy

Customers will no longer be able to receive a refund if they cancel for virus-related reasons.
5 months ago
Airbnb to cancel its COVID-19 refund policy
5 months ago

Airbnb allows employees to live and work from anywhere

Airbnb says its employees can live and work almost anywhere around the world.
5 months ago
Airbnb allows employees to live and work from anywhere
7 months ago

Airbnb mix-up

After a long day of travel, one man was awakened in what he thought was his Airbnb -- only to find out he spent the night in the wrong house. ABC News’ Will Ganss has the details.
7 months ago
Airbnb mix-up
7 months ago

Airbnb providing short-term housing for thousands of Ukrainian refugees

Airbnb co-founder Joe Gebbia says Airbnb has pledged to provide short-term housing for 100,000 refugees fleeing the war in Ukraine.
7 months ago
Airbnb providing short-term housing for thousands of Ukrainian refugees
10 months ago

You can stay in the famed 'Home Alone' house this holiday season

The McAllister mansion could be yours for a night, thanks to the new Airbnb listing.
10 months ago
You can stay in the famed 'Home Alone' house this holiday season
1 year ago

This Winnie the Pooh Airbnb will make your childhood dreams come true

This Winnie the Pooh 'Bearbnb' will make all of your childhood dreams come true.
1 year ago
This Winnie the Pooh Airbnb will make your childhood dreams come true
1 year ago

Government urges AirBnB, Vrbo to issue new elevator guidance after child's death

A government agency is urging vacation rental companies to require owners to disable at-home elevators or make safety modifications following the death of a child.
1 year ago
Agency urges new elevator guidance from vacation rental companies after child's death
1 year ago

Report exposes sexual assault allegations in Airbnbs

A new investigation by Bloomberg Businessweek revealed the secretive and expensive ways Airbnb reportedly resolves issues, from disagreements to violent crimes, in hosts’ homes.
1 year ago
Report exposes sexual assault allegations in Airbnbs
2 years ago

Airbnb launches flexible search feature for travelers who want more options

Flexible Dates provides options for those choosing to travel amid the pandemic.
2 years ago
Airbnb launches new feature for travelers who want more flexibility
2 years ago

Airbnb to block, cancel DC bookings ahead of inauguration

Airbnb says it will be blocking and cancelling all reservations in the Washington, D
2 years ago
2 years ago

Airbnb hikes share price ahead of expected IPO this week

Airbnb has raised the price of its shares ahead of its initial public offering this week, betting investors will pay more given its resiliency during the pandemic
2 years ago
2 years ago

'Bachelor' mansion listed on Airbnb for $6,000 a night

Fans can stay at the mansion from "The Bachelor" and "The Bachelorette" for a cool $6,000 a night on Airbnb.
2 years ago
'Bachelor' mansion listed on Airbnb for $6,000 a night
2 years ago

Airbnb CEO says more people want to travel amidst the pandemic

Brian Chesky, CEO of Airbnb, discusses how travel is starting to recover from a virtual standstill and there is a nearby travel season approaching.
2 years ago
Airbnb CEO says more people want to travel amidst the pandemic
2 years ago

Airbnb host arrested after guests disobeyed social distancing orders with violent party

A Tampa Airbnb host was arrested after gunshots erupted at a large gathering hosted by her guests, violating social distancing orders.
2 years ago
Airbnb host arrested after guests disobeyed social distancing orders with party
3 years ago

Airbnb creates $1 million competition to build fantasy homes

Interested in building a fantasy home that looks like a boot
3 years ago
Airbnb creates $1 million home competition, Emmy-winner Billy Porter to judge
3 years ago

Surveillance video catches thieves stealing TVs from Airbnb rental in DeKalb Co., GA in February

"I feel pretty helpless here. Not much I can do," the homeowner told ABC News affiliate WSB.
3 years ago
Video catches thieves stealing from Airbnb rental in DeKalb Co., Georgia in February
3 years ago

EU top court: Airbnb not subject to real estate agent rules

The European Union's highest court has rejected a case brought by hotels arguing Airbnb should be subject to strict rules governing French estate agents
3 years ago
3 years ago

Hunt for Airbnb guests accused of stealing family heirlooms

A woman who rented out her house on Airbnb says her houseguests turned out to be common criminals.
3 years ago
Hunt for Airbnb guests accused of stealing family heirlooms
3 years ago

Police searching for Airbnb guests suspected of robbing Georgia home

The homeowner claims the family who rented her house stole family heirlooms and TVs. Footage shows someone trying to block the doorbell camera as another person loads items into a car.
3 years ago
Police searching for Airbnb guests suspected of robbing Georgia home
3 years ago

Jersey City passes Airbnb regulations

Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop discusses the new regulations on short-term rentals.
3 years ago
Jersey City passes Airbnb regulations
3 years ago

Airbnb CEO says company is banning "party houses"

The company will remove guests who fail to comply, CEO says.
3 years ago
3 years ago

Hot dog fans can relish a stay in the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile with Airbnb

Oscar Mayer is opening the doors to the iconic Wienermobile for guests to book a stay with Airbnb for National Hot Dog Day.
3 years ago
Hot dog fans can relish a stay in the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile thanks to Airbnb
3 years ago

Airbnb to recreate trip from 'Around the World in 80 Days'

Airbnb to recreate trip from 'Around the World in 80 Days' _ for lucky travelers with a few thousand dollars to spend
3 years ago
Airbnb to recreate trip from 'Around the World in 80 Days'
4 years ago

Airbnb launches contest to spend a night at the Louvre

The online hospitality marketplace is offering a night at the Louvre Museum in Paris to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the museum's iconic pyramid.
4 years ago
Airbnb launches contest to spend a night at the Louvre
4 years ago

Airbnb launches competition to spend a night at the Louvre

Airbnb offers competition winners chance to spend one night at the Louvre.
4 years ago
Airbnb launches competition to spend a night at the Louvre
4 years ago

Airbnb customer finds hidden camera in apartment

After a tourist says he came across an alarming discovery at his Miami Airbnb, "GMA" discusses how to protect yourself while on vacation.
4 years ago
Airbnb customer finds hidden camera in apartment
4 years ago

Inside the 1st global anti-Airbnb conference: Huge French fines, NYC raids

Hotel lobbyists and politicians meet at the first global anti-Airbnb conference.
4 years ago
Inside the 1st global anti-Airbnb conference: Huge French fines, NYC raids
4 years ago

Arson suspect wanted for igniting fire to an Airbnb home in Florida

Surveillance footage released by police shows a suspect setting the front door of an Airbnb home on fire as the search for the wanted individual continues in Hollywood, Florida.
4 years ago
Arson suspect wanted for igniting fire to an Airbnb home in Florida
4 years ago

Airbnb guests caught on camera breaking into neighbor's home, police said

Cameras capture four men from Airbnb illegally enter a woman's home.
4 years ago
Airbnb guests caught on camera breaking into neighbor's home, police said
4 years ago

Police video disputes racism claim at Airbnb

Police in California released body-camera footage connected to a controversial stop involving black Airbnb guests who accused the department of racial profiling.
4 years ago
Police video disputes racism claim at Airbnb
4 years ago

Police release bodycam video after black Airbnb guests threaten to sue, alleging racial profiling

Rialto’s police chief defended the department’s response at a news conference.
4 years ago
Police release bodycam video after black Airbnb guests threaten to sue for racism
4 years ago

3 black Airbnb guests who were questioned by cops plan to take legal action against California police department

Three black Airbnb guests are planning to take legal action against the Rialto Police Department in California.
4 years ago
3 black Airbnb guests plan to take legal action against California police department
5 years ago

Airbnb guest accused of throwing wild house party that caused over $18,000 in damages

The walls were dinged, the cabinets were scratched, and shards of glass were strewn through the house, from broken beer bottles, the windows, and the dining room table.
5 years ago
Airbnb guest accused of throwing wild house party that caused over $18,000 in damages
5 years ago

Couple finds hidden camera in Airbnb

Derek Starnes said he and his wife found a camera hidden in the smoke detector of a room they rented through Airbnb in Longboat Key, Florida.
5 years ago
Couple finds hidden camera in Airbnb
5 years ago

Couple finds hidden camera in Florida Airbnb

Airbnb said it is "outraged" by the news.
5 years ago
Couple finds hidden camera in Airbnb
6 years ago

Haunting Airbnb Rentals Around the World for Fall

For Halloween or fall, these rooms and homes might have some spirits.
6 years ago
Haunting Airbnb Rentals Around the World for Fall
6 years ago

Airbnb Offering Rentals for $0 to Those Affected by Hurricane Matthew

The rent-a-room company activated its "Disaster Response Program."
6 years ago
Airbnb Offers Rentals for $0 to Those Affected by Matthew
6 years ago

Airbnb Outlines New Policies to Combat Accusations of Racism

The company published a report on Thursday titled, "Airbnb's Work to Fight Discrimination and Build Inclusion."
6 years ago
Airbnb Outlines New Policies to Combat Accusations of Racism
6 years ago
Airbnb Hires Former US Attorney General Eric Holder