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Hold Airbnb responsible: Airbnb announces 70 listings suspended due to party policies

From San Francisco Chronicle: PHOENIX (AP) — A leading short-term rental website says it has suspended 70 listings in Arizona for violations of party policies, including restrictions implemented since the pandemic began in early 2020. Airbnb...

Airbnb news: Airbnb is making a huge comeback

From CNN: New York (CNN Business)Here's another sign that summer travel is rebounding: Airbnb said it's experiencing a surge in bookings as customers emerge from several months of being cooped up in their homes because...

Airbnb reports surge in demand for local stays, according to The Verge

From The Verge: More people are booking local holidays in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Bloomberg reports. According to Airbnb’s CEO, the number of nights booked at US listings between May 17th and June...

Airbnb headlines: Airbnb to tighten control of short-term lets in France

From Reuters: PARIS (Reuters) - Airbnb announced plans on Monday to tighten control of short-term rentals advertised on its site in several French cities including Paris, by throwing out those without formal registration numbers. France is...

USA TODAY Reports Short-term rental operators moving out of Hawaii amid pandemic, industry restrictions

From USA TODAY: HONOLULU — The number of Hawaii properties listed as short-term vacation rentals has declined by as much as half compared with last year, which is likely the result of the coronavirus pandemic...

Airbnb headlines: Short-term rental operators moving out of Hawaii amid pandemic, industry restrictions

From AZCentral.com: HONOLULU — The number of Hawaii properties listed as short-term vacation rentals has declined by as much as half compared with last year, which is likely the result of the coronavirus pandemic and...

Latest Airbnb customer news: Airbnb files for IPO, shows it can actually make a profit

From CNET: Airbnb has filed paperwork for its initial public offering that shows, unlike other tech unicorns, it's been profitable in several quarters over the last couple of years. The revelation was included in the...

Airbnb news: 7-Eleven gaming experience stays in Dallas listed on Airbnb

From Short Term Rentalz: US: Convenience store chain 7-Eleven is listing two-night stays at its new “luxury” 7-Eleven Evolution Store in Dallas County, Texas on Airbnb for gamers wanting to test the retailer’s latest products...

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Hold Verizon responsible: Superior Court: Insurance Definition Covers Verizon’s $24M in Defense Costs | Delaware Business Court Insider

From Law.com: Verizon can recoup $24 million in defense costs from its insurers, Superior Court Judge Eric M. Davis has...

The Amex Platinum Card has a $550 annual fee—but is it worth it?, according to CNBC

From CNBC: The Platinum Card® from American Express can help you travel in style with luxury benefits ranging from airport...

Top Verizon story from Total Telecom: Verizon almost doubles AT&T’s total spend in $80bn spectrum auction

From Total Telecom: Last month, the US completed the first stage of its C-band (3.7–4.2GHz) spectrum auction, raising an enormous...