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November 7, 2019
Airbnb to verify all 7 million properties to improve trust
The company is under pressure to improve its reputation as it eyes an initial public offering of stock next year.
By DEE-ANN DURBIN
AP Business Writer
An Airbnb rental in Seattle is shown in the photo. The company says it is launching a 24-hour hotline for guests, neighbors and others to report problems.
Airbnb says it will spend the next year verifying that all 7 million of its listings are accurate and that the homes and rooms being offered for short-term stays meet basic quality standards.
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