An online vacation rental company, where people can list, find and book accommodations through the internet.
Listings on Airbnb’s website were found in the following illegal settlements in the occupied Palestinian and Syrian territories: Ariel, Ma’ale Adumim, Modi’in Ilit, Kiryat Arba, Kokhav Ya’akov, Givat Binyamin, Eli, Ofra, Talmon, Gush Etsion, Alei Zahav, Alfei Menashe, Alon Shvut, Almog, Almon (Anatot), Avnei Hefets, Barkan, Beit Arye, Beit El, Beit HaArava, Beit Horon, Beit Yatir (Mezadot Yehuda), Beitar Ilit, Beka’ot, Bruchin, Dolev, Efrata, El’azar, Elkana, Elon Moreh, Einav, Geva Binyamin, Gitit, Halamish, Har Adar, Har Gilo, Hashmona’im, Hemdat, Itamar, Kalia, Karnei Shomron, Kdumim, Kfar Adumim, Kfar Ezion, Kiryat Netafim, Ma’ale Amos, Ma’ale Efraim, Ma’ale Levona, Ma’ale Shomron, Mehola, Na’ale, Nahliel, Negohot, Nativ Hagdud, Neve Daniel, Nofim, Nokdim, Ofra, Oranit, Psagot, Revava, Shadmot Mehola, Shavei Shomron, Susya, Talmon, Telem, Vered Yeriho, Yafit, Yakir, Yitav, Yitzhar. Listings were also found in settlements neighborhoods in East Jerusalem and in settlements in the Syrian Golan.
Users can rent and book rooms, apartments, houses or villas on Airbnb in illegal settlements in the occupied Palestinian and Syrian territories, without being informed of the legal and ethical implications of such an action.
As of 2015, the average price per night of an accommodation in Israel was NIS 445 (USD 115) with a total of NIS 124.5 million profit from Israel alone.
Check out Who Profits flash report Touring Israeli Settlements: Business and Pleasure for the Economy of Occupation.
Check out Who Profits update on Airbnb’s retracted decision to de-list settlement properties, and its complicity in the plunder of Palestinian refugee properties from 1948.
Founders- Brian Chesky, Joe Gebbia, Nathan Blecharczyk
CEO- Brian Chesky
Lead investors: Y Combinator, Sequoia Capital, Andressen Horowitz, Greylock Partners, Founders Fund.
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All the information contained in this page is valid until Wed 24/07/2019