Airbnb and all the other vacation rental services need to do their part and completely shut down for at least 30 days. The virus is spreading like a wildfire and new numbers from Airdna show how people are fleeing from the sickest areas of the country to the healthiest.
This map is made on data from Airdna and published in The Real Deal, New York.
When compared with the data public Coronavirus data it is obvious that the virus is moving and that vacation rentals are not helping at all. On the contrary. Yes, companies take financial hits and maybe Airbnb’s plans on going public may be delayed. However, the safety of the public must come before multi billion businesses and it is hard to understand why the vacation rental business does not show leadership in these trying times.