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Airbnb unveils 'anti-party tech' to help hosts prevent high-risk bookings

Airbnb uses technology to crack down on parties.

 Vacation Rentals Service announced on Tuesday, August 16, that it would be implementing "anti-party technology" in the United States and Canada.

Airbnb says it helps hosts "identify potentially risky bookings and prevent those users from using our platform," according to the company's press release on the matter.

Airbnb's integrated anti-party technology analyzes data points in each Airbnb user's profile. to assessparty risk levels

Information considered includes the user's review history, account creation date, length of past trips, physical distance to the listing, the company said. said the release.

According to Airbnb, weekend and weekend ratings and other risk factors will also be considered.

"This is essential to our commitment to our host communities. Host communities respect our neighbors and protect property damage and other incidents that may accompany unauthorized or disruptive parties. We do not want to be a party to the problems of ,” Airbnb wrote.

"The primary purpose is to prevent unauthorized parties from hosts, neighbors, and malicious persons who adversely affect the communities we serve." It reduces our ability to host," the company later added in it. news release.

CEO of Airbnb, Brian Chesky speaks on stage, explaining his plans for Airbnb.
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Users flagged by Airbnb's anti-party tech The account is unable to complete the reservation.

However, the flagged user can book a private room instead of the entire house. hotel rooms are also exempt.

Airbnb will implement a "similar variation of this system" in Australia in October 2021, saying the pilot program has been "very effective."

The vacation rental service wrote that his anti-hi party pilot program in Australia resulted in his 35% reduction in unauthorized parties in the areas where it was implemented.

"We have now completed the pilot phase in Australia and are codifying this product nationally," he wrote on Airbnb. "As we begin testing in the United States and Canada, we expect similar success." said to share.

The company added that it was open to adjusting its integrated technology and policies because "no system is perfect."

The company added that it was open to adjusting integrated technologies and policies because "no system is perfect."

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After receiving positive information, the vacation rental network We have finally expanded the party ban. Feedback from Airbnb hosts, community leaders, and elected officials can be found in a press release issued in June 2022, announcing that Airbnb has officially codified the ban on parties. .