Airbnb has presented its Winter update 2022. The booking portal has especially improved its offer for hosts. Read our blog post to learn all about it.
What is new for hosts on Airbnb?
Airbnb wants to encourage people to start renting out on Airbnb and therefore offers them extra help in the process.
- One-to-one guidance from a Superhost
- An experienced guest for the first booking
- Specialized support from Airbnb
Upgrade on AirCover for hosts
Due to the AirCover update hosts are now even better protected against damage and problems with guests.
- Guest identity verification (starting in 35 countries, worldwide by spring 2023)
- Reservation screening to prevent parties and problems (starting in USA and Canada, worldwide by spring 2023)
- Damage protection of up to $3 million
- Auto & boat protection
- Art & valuables protection
- Easier to file claim
6 new categories to search for vacation rentals
In addition, there are now 6 new categories available for guests looking for inspiration in their search.
- New: Vacation homes that have been added within the past 10 weeks
- Top of the world: Homes around 10,000 feet above sea level
- Trending: Properties with very high ratings
- Adapted: Airbnbs with verified step-free paths into the home
- Play: Homes with basketball courts, game rooms, miniature golf, water slides etc.
- Hanoks: Traditional Korean homes constructed of natural materials
Find all the new features from the Airbnb Winter Release 2022 here.
Check out our guide for vacation rental owners and discover useful tips on renting out your vacation home on Airbnb.