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Airbnb cracks down on party animals

Wednesday, June 29, 2022 by Tai Moses

With the Fourth of July holiday less than a week away, Airbnb has announced that its provisional ban on parties, launched two years ago, has become permanent policy. According to a news release, Airbnb has seen a “direct correlation between our implementation of the policy in August 2020 and a 44 percent year-over-year global drop in the rate of party reports. We’ve seen even more success in Texas, where there’s been a 46 percent year-over-year drop in party reports.” The short-term rental platform has also introduced “strict anti-party measures” for the Independence Day weekend, declaring that “guests without a history of positive reviews on Airbnb will be prohibited from making one-night reservations in entire home listings.” Airbnb successfully road-tested this policy over the last Fourth of July and the most recent Memorial Day holiday. Read more about the codified party ban policy here.

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