MTN, MultiChoice helping to ‘change the world’
The SA multinationals are recognised in the Fortune Change the World list for integrating socially impactful initiatives into their overall business.
Airbnb SA commits to empower hard-hit tourism entrepreneurs
The hospitality booking site introduces initiatives to address barriers to becoming a tourism entrepreneur in SA, and empower those hardest hit by the pandemic.
Airbnb guests contributed billions to SA economy in 2020
Travel activity on the hospitality booking site added over R8 billion to the economy and supported around 22 000 jobs, says Genesis Analytics.
CompCom goes after foreign-based online players in SA
The commission centres its probe on five online categories: e-commerce, delivery platforms, travel and accommodation, online classifieds and app stores.
SA’s Airbnb partner Alimama Spaces withstands COVID-19 pressure
The start-up company says the COVID-19 challenges brought many opportunities when it comes to real estate, and it has acquired a number of properties.
Airbnb awards $10m in grants to NGOs worldwide
Over 150 organisations around the world receive Airbnb Community Fund grants, as part of the hospitality booking site’s community upliftment investment.
CompCom to fight merger creep, cartel conduct in digital economy
The competition watchdog believes the digital economy threatens to further marginalise vulnerable businesses and therefore regulation is necessary.
Airbnb introduces host endowment, edges closer to IPO
The Airbnb Host Endowment will provide financial support for its host community across the globe, as the home-sharing start-up prepares for an initial public offering.
Airbnb partners Ubuntu Beds on free medical staff accommodation
Airbnb and Ubuntu Beds support SA’s frontline medics fighting the COVID-19 pandemic by providing them with free accommodation.
Airbnb readies to go public
The company confidentially files for an initial public offering of its common stock, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to take its toll.
Airbnb teams up with SweepSouth, Propaclean
The new partnerships with SweepSouth and Propaclean will see Airbnb hosts and domestic workers trained in the latest safety and cleaning standards.