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Dec 02, 2019, 06:00 ET Airbnb Opens Doors for Canadian Hockey Youth

Airbnb Billet Day celebrates the common bond of billeting and home sharing Airbnb supports future generations of hockey in Canada with a $25,000 donation to the GTHL Legacy Fund Former professional...


Nov 18, 2019, 06:01 ET Airbnb and IOC Announce Major Global Olympic Partnership

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Airbnb today announced a significant agreement to support the Olympic Movement through to 2028. The nine-year, five-Games partnership is designed to...


Sep 24, 2019, 09:12 ET Wanted: Five Volunteers to Join Scientific Research Mission to Antarctica

Today, Airbnb and Ocean Conservancy announced the Antarctic Sabbatical, an unprecedented opportunity for five passionate individuals to travel to Earth's most remote continent and join Antarctic...


Sep 17, 2019, 00:01 ET Highclere Castle - home of Downton Abbey - is now available to book on Airbnb

Highclere Castle - the home of Downton Abbey - is now available for a once-in-a-lifetime stay available only on Airbnb. For one night only, Highclere Castle will open its doors to two guests, giving...


Aug 21, 2018, 07:30 ET Airbnb platform attracts millions of dollars for Montreal tourism

MONTREAL, Aug. 21, 2018 /CNW/ - A new study shows Montreal's home-sharing economy provides a significant boost to the Quebec economy through Airbnb guest stays. The GLS Réseaux study on behalf of...


Aug 29, 2017, 09:00 ET Airbnb and Government of Quebec announce first tourist-tax agreement in Canada

MONTREAL, Aug. 29, 2017 /CNW/ - Airbnb and the Government of Quebec have finalized the first-ever tax remittance agreement in Canada, which will allow Airbnb to collect and remit the tax on lodging...


Aug 28, 2017, 09:00 ET Media Advisory - Agreement between Airbnb and the Government of Quebec

MONTREAL, Aug. 28, 2017 /CNW/ - Alex Dagg, public policy manager for Airbnb in Canada will be participating in an announcement with Quebec Minister of Tourism and Minister responsible for the...


Jul 13, 2017, 08:00 ET Airbnb and Concur Expand Partnership to Provide Airbnb Listings Within Concur Travel

Concur®, an SAP company and the world's leading provider of travel, expense and invoice management solutions, today announced the availability to view and book Airbnb listings embedded within Concur...


Jun 07, 2017, 09:00 ET Airbnb Pilots New Platform to Provide Housing for Refugees and Evacuees, Partners with Major Canadian Refugee Support Organizations

As Refugee Crisis Continues, New Technology Connects People in Need with People of Goodwill TORONTO, June 7, 2017 /CNW/ - Airbnb, the world's leading hospitality company, today piloted...


Nov 21, 2016, 05:00 ET New Cross-Canada poll shows support for home sharing

TORONTO, Nov. 21, 2016 /CNW/ - A large majority of Canadians support home sharing and easy-to-follow regulations for hosts. An overwhelming percentage of Canadian travellers also say they had a...


Nov 17, 2016, 13:56 ET Airbnb Expands Beyond the Home with the Launch of Trips

Airbnb today unveiled the most significant development in its eight year history as it moves beyond accommodation with the launch of Trips. Bringing together where you stay, what you do and the...


Nov 01, 2016, 10:38 ET Airbnb generates $402 million in economic activity in Vancouver

VANCOUVER, Nov. 1, 2016 /CNW/ - A new report written by Dr. Brock Smith, a professor in the Faculty of Business at the University of Victoria, shows that Airbnb guests and hosts generated $402...


Sep 07, 2016, 07:30 ET Fresh data highlights Airbnb's positive contributions to Ontario's sharing economy

TORONTO, Sept. 7, 2016 /CNW/ - A new report released by Airbnb shows hosts in Ontario and Toronto are earning modest, supplemental income from using the platform. The vast majority of hosts are...


Jul 25, 2016, 11:00 ET Airbnb names new Canadian executive

Long-time Union Leader, Alex Dagg, named Canadian Policy Lead TORONTO, July 25, 2016 /CNW/ - Airbnb, the world's leading community driven hospitality company, today announced the hiring of Alex Dagg, ...


Dec 07, 2015, 09:00 ET Travel Just Got More Rewarding With RBC And Airbnb Canada

RBC Rewards and Airbnb Canada help customers earn bonus RBC Rewards points just in time for the holidays TORONTO, Dec. 7, 2015 /CNW/ - Ever wanted to vacation in a Victorian castle, or an...


Nov 17, 2015, 07:00 ET Airbnb Teams Up With Toronto Maple Leafs and Toronto Raptors to Offer Overnight Experience at Air Canada Centre

Leafs legend Doug Gilmour to host one lucky fan and a guest for the ultimate Canadian sports weekend TORONTO, Nov. 17, 2015 /CNW/ - Airbnb, the world's leading community-driven hospitality company,...


Jul 06, 2015, 09:00 ET Airbnb Launches #TheAirbnbBus in Toronto to Celebrate Host Community, as Listings Top 33,000 Nationwide

TORONTO, July 6, 2015 /CNW/ - Airbnb, the world's leading community driven hospitality company, today announced that more Canadians than ever before are opening their homes to the world, with more...


May 20, 2015, 12:00 ET Airbnb Set To Host The Music, Film And Arts Community During North By Northeast As Official Accommodation Partner

TORONTO, May 20, 2015 /CNW/ - Airbnb, the world's leading community driven hospitality company, today announced it is teaming up with North By Northeast (NXNE) to host the arts and music community in ...


Nov 13, 2014, 06:00 ET New Study: Airbnb Community Contributes C$54.6 million to Montreal Economy

Airbnb Guests Spend More Time and Money in Montreal MONTREAL, Nov. 13, 2014 /CNW/ - Airbnb, the world's leading marketplace for booking, discovering, and listing unique spaces around the world, today ...


Sep 04, 2014, 08:00 ET Airbnb appoints Aaron Zifkin as Country Manager for Canada

Airbnb set to host star-gazers from across Canada and around the globe during the Toronto International Film Festival TORONTO, Sept. 4, 2014 /CNW/ - Airbnb, the world's leading community-driven...