With acts of antisemitism at historic levels, it is more important than ever to speak out. Airbnb is proud to join the Anti-Defamation League and a diverse coalition of companies in the Shine A Light campaign to condemn antisemitism and discrimination in all its forms. As the Jewish community marks the start of Hanukkah, a celebration of religious freedom and victory over discrimination and persecution, Airbnb stands in allyship with our Jewish employees and the Jewish community.
Airbnb is built on trust, and we believe travel has the power to break down differences and create connections across cultures. We work hard everyday to build inclusion, root out bias, and fight discrimination.
Some, but not all, of these actions include:
- Enforcing our Nondiscrimination policy and the Airbnb Community Commitment, which requires all Hosts and guests on our platform to agree to treat others with respect and without judgment or bias. Since 2016, 2.5 million people have been removed or denied access to the platform for declining to agree to our Community Commitment.
- Providing inclusion resources for our Host community to help them welcome guests from all backgrounds.
- Executive sponsorship and support for Tribe@, our employee resource group for employees who identify as Jewish and allies.
- Ongoing courses for employees on allyship and blocking bias.
We remain committed to fighting discrimination, bias, and antisemitism and we look forward to working with leaders like the Anti-Defamation League in this important work.