Booking website has ‘no intention’ of charging rent for rental car
Booking site Airbnb has said it is not planning to charge rent for any rental car, despite a campaign from anti-racism campaigners.
The social network, which has been accused of discrimination, said it was committed to providing a safe and fair environment for its guests.
But in a blog post, Airbnb said it had “no intention” of charging for rentals that were booked through its platform.
“We will continue to treat everyone with dignity and respect, regardless of their race, gender, sexuality, nationality, religion, or disability,” Airbnb wrote.
Airbnb also said it would no longer host Airbnb-branded hotels.
“As a company that believes in the power of technology, Airbnb will continue providing an open and accessible platform to all who wish to stay and stay safe, while providing guests with a seamless experience on Airbnb,” it said.
“Hosting and managing the company will require some additional time to ensure that our hosts and guests are able to work in a safe environment.
We are committed to making Airbnb the best platform for everyone, including all guests, and we encourage our guests to check our policies for more details.”
The campaign launched in September, when Airbnb launched a pilot program in the UK for people to rent their homes online.
It prompted the government to announce that it was taking steps to end discriminatory practices in rental accommodation.
Airbnb said at the time that it had received more than 3,500 complaints from residents, of which 1,700 were against its policies.
Airbnb did not say whether the majority of complaints against its policy were against the company.
Airbnb said that it is “continuing to work with local authorities to end this practice of discriminatory practices, and working with regulators in the US and around the world to ensure Airbnb continues to be an equal platform for all”. “
The vast majority of Airbnb guests are Airbnb members, and are happy to stay in their homes with Airbnb, Airbnb Plus, or other partners, as long as they comply with our policies and don’t try to harm the safety of our guests or guests’ guests.”
Airbnb said that it is “continuing to work with local authorities to end this practice of discriminatory practices, and working with regulators in the US and around the world to ensure Airbnb continues to be an equal platform for all”.
The company said it believed that the policy change was an important step forward.
“This is a big step forward, and a step towards bringing about meaningful change in the way we treat guests,” it wrote.
The policy change also came as the UK Government announced plans to introduce new rules for hotels to be able to book rooms for less than a night’s stay. “
Our focus is on making Airbnb an equal, safe and welcoming platform for people of all backgrounds and beliefs, and that includes guests.”
The policy change also came as the UK Government announced plans to introduce new rules for hotels to be able to book rooms for less than a night’s stay.
Airbnb was among those criticised by the government for failing to respond to the Government’s complaints about the company’s treatment of its users.
While we recognise that some people felt we had been too slow to respond, we have worked very hard to make our policy more transparent, and continue to make improvements to ensure our policies are in line with international best practice.”