Airbnb Bans Some One-Night Los Angeles New Year’s Eve Bookings. Here’s Why – NBC Los Angeles

Airbnb is implementing policies to prevent disruptive parties over New Year’s weekend, continuing its efforts to encourage safe and responsible travel at a time when some people are more prone to throwing unauthorized parties, it said. announced on Thursday.

The ban on certain one-night bookings over New Year’s Eve for home listings in Los Angeles, and throughout Southern California and the country, is in effect for customers with no positive account history – or without a reservation at all – and complements other Airbnb services. party prevention systems and party bans, which were codified over the summer.

The party ban policies were first established in 2020. Airbnb estimates it contributed to a global year-over-year decline in New Year’s Eve party incident rates of approximately 56%. In Los Angeles, it is estimated that more than 2,900 people were deterred from booking real estate listings over New Year’s Eve in 2021. A similar system was implemented in the United States for Halloween in 2022.

“Stays happen every night around the world on Airbnb, with the vast majority of travelers and hosts respecting their neighbors and providing benefits to their local community,” said Naba Banerjee, Director of Trusted Products and Operations at Airbnb. . the defenses will help promote responsible travel and prevent rare instances of unwanted behavior, and allow hosts, guests and communities to enjoy their holiday celebrations with greater peace of mind.”

Airbnb operates a neighborhood helpline accessible at and encourages Los Angeles neighbors to contact us with any concerns or feedback.

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