The quality of your photos can have a big impact on how well your
listing performs. Listings with higher quality photos generally stand
out in search results and get booked more often. Our research found that
photos are one of the top three things guests ...
Earlier this year, we announced that hosts will soon be required to
provide a specific set of amenities in each listing that we consider
“essential” to a comfortable stay. Since then, we heard it was impacting
some hosts’ ability to host successfully. So ...
You asked: Can Airbnb offer hosts more flexibility and options to set
our pricing? Leading up to the last Host Q&A, you asked for more
flexibility with your pricing options. We went straight to the team that
plans and builds these tools to see what’s on t...
Hosting a private room can have incredible advantages: attracting guests
who value a local connection, making new friends from all over the
world, and creating a sense of belonging right in your own home. It can
also come with a few unique challenges, fro...
Once you’re ready to open up your space, you may feel a few jitters
anticipating the arrival of your first Airbnb guests. Don’t worry. This
5-step guide will show you how to welcome them and create a great first
stay, one that will set the stage for a fiv...
You asked: You're constantly pushing me to lower my price—why? Who are
you comparing me to? This was a top-voted question that we answered at
the July 2018 Host Q&A, and it comes up often, so we’ve captured the
answer as well as some updates for you here....
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...
If you’re feeling a dose of deja vu whenever you open a message from a
guest, you’re not alone. There are some topics hosts are asked about
again and again, such as exceptions for pets, wi-fi codes, directions,
best places to eat, and more. Well, there’s ...
During this busy holiday travel season, we know that protecting your
home and guests is important to you. Here are three things you can do
now: Make sure you have working smoke and carbon monoxide (CO)
detectors. Check your home to see if you already have...
For many of you, hosting is important, but you’ve also got work, family,
and your personal life keeping you plenty busy. So, tracking how quickly
you reply to guest inquiries and monitoring the percentage of booking
requests you’re accepting versus declin...