Citizen Responsibility

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.

Airbnb partners with NFCC experts for key fire safety tips

Airbnb has worked with trusted fire safety experts the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) to produce an online resource for hosts using Airbnb.

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Airbnb works with Get Safe Online to deliver top fraud prevention advice to community

Airbnb has partnered with online security experts Get Safe Online to produce tips for how hosts and guests can stay safe online when booking or hosting on Airbnb.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Airbnb Awarded for Promoting Responsible Travel

Airbnb was presented with an award at the European Emergency Number Association’s (EENA) annual conference for promoting safe and responsible travel to our community.

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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.

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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. 

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