Airbnb says from Tuesday guests will no longer be allowed to book homes and experiences beyond July 29 and 30 in China. Airbnb hosts are no longer allowed to accept bookings from July 25. Photo: Shutterstock
Airbnb says from Tuesday guests will no longer be allowed to book homes and experiences beyond July 29 and 30 in China. Airbnb hosts are no longer allowed to accept bookings from July 25. Photo: Shutterstock

Airbnb exits China as Beijing’s tough Covid-19 containment measures add to woes of ill-suited business model, fierce local competition

  • Company to serve the Chinese market by providing options for accommodation when Chinese people travel abroad
  • ‘Received barely one order via the Airbnb platform last year’, says Shanghai host who found that US firm’s business model did not work for her

Airbnb says from Tuesday guests will no longer be allowed to book homes and experiences beyond July 29 and 30 in China. Airbnb hosts are no longer allowed to accept bookings from July 25. Photo: Shutterstock
Airbnb says from Tuesday guests will no longer be allowed to book homes and experiences beyond July 29 and 30 in China. Airbnb hosts are no longer allowed to accept bookings from July 25. Photo: Shutterstock
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