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Airbnb Australia To Offer Free Accommodation To People During Emergencies

Australia is a land of extremes. From floods through to bushfires: there’s no telling what’s coming for your house next. In a bid to help people displaced by extreme weather events, Airbnb Australia has stepped in and signed an agreement with the Victorian Government which would see families put up in the company’s rental listings during times of strife.


IKEA Showrooms Are Being Listed On Australian Airbnb

Most kids want to stay overnight at the museum. But certain weirdos, like me, always wanted to sleep over at IKEA, amongst the endless rows of futons and 99 cent Swedish doo-dads. Now, we’re getting our chance, thanks to an Airbnb promo with IKEA in Australia that will rent out beds overnight.


The New Airbnb Logo Is The Sexual Rorschach Test For Our Time

Is it balls? Is it a vagina? Is it balls in front of a vagina? These are the questions the internet is asking after Airbnb revealed its new logo to the world in a puzzling webcast today.


Train Strikes, Airbnb, Homogeneity: What's Ruining Our Cities This Week

A train strike has paralysed France, Airbnb has screwed San Francisco’s housing market, a lack of diversity has wrecked Austin, and two Southern California mayors screwed up, in two very different ways. It’s our joyously optimistic look at What’s Ruining Our Cities!


Airbnb Is Banning Thousands Of Dubious New York City Listings

Bad luck, suspicious subletters: Airbnb is in the process of removing over 2000 New York City listings that aren’t “providing a quality, local experience to guests”.


Airbnb Shares Some Stats On Sydney's Guests And Hosts

Airbnb, the informal short-term accomodation rental website du jour, has shared some data that it says reflects its economic impact on the economies of some of world’s major cities. Sydney makes the list; apparently Airbnb foot traffic contributes $214 million to the local economy, supporting some 1600 jobs.


Airbnb: No Thanks For The 'XXX Freak Fest' You Brought To My Home (NSFW)

Dear Brian and the Airbnb team, Usually I am a fan of your service. However, I have a minor bone to pick with you, in that it appears my apartment was reserved for some major boning.


Airbnb Wants To Give You Free Accommodation

If you’ve been thinking of staying at an Airbnb place for a while but haven’t taken the plunge, perhaps this is enough to convince you: Airbnb wants to pay for you to stay somewhere. Here’s how to get it.


The 5 Best Airbnb Stays In Australia

The best thing about Airbnb is the chance to stay somewhere truly unique when you go travelling. Forget the boring hotel room, and stay in a refurbished train car instead! These are the 5 craziest Airbnb joints in Australia.


AirBnB's Redesigned App Makes On-The-Go Hosting Simple And Social

Guests usually get all the glory in the hospitality industry — everything is catered to making their experience absolutely freaking perfect. In AirBnB’s booming hospitality empire, however, it’s hosts who make the world go ’round. Now, the company’s founders have rolled out a handful of new features geared directly toward the folks who put their places up online, making their listings as simple, and social, as possible.


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