Last year Airbnb was estimated to be worth more than US$30bn, and has until recently been scheduled to go public in 2020.

That was before the Covid-19 pandemic, and now disruptor is seeing a collapse in bookings. Hosts have no business to rely on, and their neighbours are concerned that short-term renters may spread the virus.

This Guardian article discusses whether the platform will bounce back, especially in Australia, featuring interviews with senior Airbnb staff, hosts and travel commentators.

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