What’s your most memorable hosting experience? What inspired you to open
your doors to guests in the first place? Every host has a unique story—
and we want to hear yours! Take a brief survey and tell us a bit about
your hosting experience. (Ten minutes s...
When it comes to setting House Rules, you’ll want to strike a balance
between protecting your home and ensuring a great stay for guests by
setting clear expectations. That’s why Airbnb’s House Rules tool allows
hosts to select from a list of standard rule...
Many of you have asked us how Airbnb can protect hosts from one-off bad
reviews. When this question came up at the most recent Host Q&A, we told
you we were working on ways to make the review process more fair for
hosts. Specifically, we made 2 promises: ...
Hi everyone, Today we announced that Airbnb is acquiring HotelTonight.
HotelTonight is a hotel-booking service that specializes in boutique and
independent hotels, and focuses on making last-minute trips easy and
fun. We’ve sent out a press announcement, ...
Hi everyone, Welcome to Airbnb Updates! This new blog within the
Community Center is where you can find product updates, host stories,
company news, inspiration and tips to help you grow your business, and
other important messages from Airbnb. We’ve poste...
Superhost Marianne suddenly found herself alone in the craftsman she and
her late husband renovated together. To pick herself up, she launched
her own business, opening her California home to guests from across the
world. In her own words, she shares how ...
To help your guests have a great stay, you want to make sure they can
make the most of all the appliances and amenities in your home. And for
your own peace of mind, you want to make sure they know how to operate
those features correctly. Airbnb’s house m...
Hi everyone, Thanks for all of your feedback on the recent changes we
announced to the guest profile photo process. Our team has read each and
every one of your comments. We understand many of you are feeling
frustrated right now, so we want to respond wi...
Check-in can be a confusing process for guests, and if things don’t go
smoothly, it can cause extra work and worry for hosts, too. There’s a
tool on the Airbnb mobile app that can help: check-in guide. “I use [the
check-in guide] to put all my check-in in...
Homemade breakfasts, walking tours, neighborhood activities, and more
—Superhosts go above and beyond when it comes to making guests feel
welcome. In fact, about 30 percent* of Airbnb homes hosts have offered
tours and activities to guests. And some hosts...