Airbnb has provided a further update on its "10-day sprint" for the development of new trust initiatives following a shooting at a property in suburb of San Francisco last month.
The company, which said it would review every host property and flag where properties had been verified, is now extending its trust policies to Airbnb Experiences.
The company says it is introducing new tools to verify the quality and accuracy of its Experiences via a series of signals, including information from guests.
Further measures include expanding the list of technically-specialized
activities - helicopter rides and white-water rafting, for example - for which suppliers must now produce proof of their permits.
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Such permits will be also required for outdoor activities near water, high-altitude trekking and back-country skiing.
are also plans to expand an existing partnership with the Adventure Travel Trade Association to put guidelines around the additional activities.
Airbnb says it is also investing in further layers of screening, as well as new requirements for technically-specialized
experiences with hosts needing to show proof of permits for activities taking place on National Park and USDA forestry land.
The company says it will continue to provide updates on investments and progress with further “trust innovations” to be announced in
the coming weeks.
The updates to Experiences are on top of the 24/7 neighbor hotline and guest guarantee, with investments in technology to screen high-risk reservations across the U.S., Canada and Mexico by the end of 2019.
will be extended to all reservations globally by the end of 2020, Airbnb says.