Empowering hosts to put safety first
Hosting offers rich experiences, but it comes with a certain level of responsibility. We remind hosts to think carefully about the rules that may apply to them and provide information on a range of issues, from fire safety to accessibility.
Go behind the scenes at Airbnb’s “Meet the Experts” event
Airbnb recently hosted a “Meet the Experts” event in its London office to showcase safety advice and resources from a number of trusted authorities. The event was aimed at connecting the community with experts in their field and making safety resources available to help promote safe and responsible hosting.
National Home Security Month
It’s National Home Security Month. Each Monday, Airbnb will highlight the safety resources that are available to our hosts and guests, in addition to the proactive and preventative steps they can and should take to protect themselves.
Week one: Introduction to National Home Security Month
Week two: NHSM top home security tips
Week three: RoSPA top child safety tips for child accident prevention
Week four: Fire safety tips
Week five: Metropolitan Police home security tips
Perfect strangers: How Airbnb is building trust between hosts & guests
A note on trust from Nick Shapiro, Global Head of Trust & Risk Management at Airbnb.
Airbnb puts on ‘Meet the Experts’ event to promote trust and safety
On Tuesday evening, Airbnb welcomed around 50 hosts to its London office where a “Meet the Experts” event showcased safety advice and resources from a number of trusted authorities.
Airbnb receives Sharing Economy UK’s TrustSeal
Sharing Economy UK (SEUK) today announced it has awarded the TrustSeal kitemark to Airbnb. The kitemark was designed to increase trust in the sharing economy amongst businesses and consumers.
Meet Nick, a host in Southwark
Nick has been hosting for four years and ensures his home is fully equipped to help keep himself — and his guests — safe.
Fire Safety: CFOA
We’ve partnered with the Chief Fire Officers Association, who have created a quick fire safety guide for hosts. It includes expert advice from fire services across the UK which hosts can use to help keep guests safe in their homes.
Airbnb Takes Part in London’s Biggest Ever Disaster Drill
Airbnb was invited to take part in Exercise Unified Response by London Fire Brigade, following our involvement in disaster response programmes around the world.
New Fire & Safety tips
Airbnb hosts gathered at London Fire Brigade’s HQ to discuss fire safety advice and general tips about safety in the home. Hosts were also given free smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors, important safety tools to keep their homes safe.