Airbnb’s anti-party system blocks 375,000 bookings in Europe
Europe: Airbnb’s anti-party system has blocked around 375,000 bookings across Europe since its launch in August 2020.
Airbnb says the system was introduced to “prevent irresponsible behavior and reduce unauthorized parties in homes in some European countries.” He also implemented the system in the United States and Canada.
In Spain alone, around 50,000 accommodation requests were redirected or refused.
“Thousands of stays are made each night in Spain, with the vast majority of travelers being respectful and considerate of their neighbors. Airbnb is committed to ensuring that communities can experience the positive benefits of responsible tourism, and these measures help eliminate the kind of behavior that absolutely has no place on Airbnb, ”said Monica Casañas, CEO of Airbnb. ‘Airbnb Marketing Services SL.
“Airbnb is committed to ensuring that communities can enjoy the positive benefits of responsible tourism, and these measures are helping to eliminate the kind of behavior that has absolutely no place on Airbnb,” she added.
In France, around 53,000 people were prevented from reserving a property in the Paris region, more than 7,000 in Marseille and more than 4,000 in Bordeaux.