• Airbnb to shut domestic business in China from July 30

    1 month ago - By China Travel & Tourism News

    Vacation rental company Airbnb Inc will shut down all listings and experiences in mainland China from July 30, it said on Tuesday, joining a long list of Western internet platforms that have opted out of the Chinese market. The company made the announcement on its official WeChat account without elaborating on the reasons behind the decision. The San Francisco-based company said Chinese users would still be allowed to book listings and experiences abroad. “We have made the difficult decision to refocus our efforts in China on outbound travel and suspend our homes and Experiences of Hosts...
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  • Airbnb says it will be removing all 150,000 of its listings in China. Local hosts and users don't seem to care

    Airbnb says it will be removing all 150,000 of its listings in China. Local hosts and users don't seem to care

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Airbnb is set to delist all its rental homes in China come this summer. Budrul Chukrut/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images
    Airbnb announced that it will remove all 150,000 of its China listings from July 30.
    Several China-based hosts and users told Insider they're unfazed and will use local platforms instead.
    Airbnb's Beijing office and its hundreds of employees will focus on outbound businesses.
    Airbnb will be removing all 150,000 of its listings in China from July 30, the vacation-rental company announced on Tuesday. The announcement comes six years after Airbnb set up operations in...
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