While the website usually pairs holidaymakers with places to stay during their travel, Airbnb has switched direction amid the global pandemic.
Working closely with the NHS, hosts with entire homes are being given cleanliness protocols that they must abide by to ensure the safety of their families and the guests they welcome to stay.
Hospitals and NHS trusts are then being helped by Airbnb to sign up relevant staff in need of a place to stay.
Patrick Robinson, Director of Public Policy, at Airbnb, said: “The entire country is behind our heroic NHS and medical staff as they battle the coronavirus outbreak.
Published at Thu, 02 Apr 2020 20:39:00 +0000