New Orleans is about to have a heavy dose of lights, as famed DJ Pretty Lights has just announced a two-night New Year’s run with his funky live band. With Brian Coogan, Borahm Lee, Chris Karns and Alvin Ford, Jr. meshing beautifully as the PL Live Band, there’s no limit to this group’s musical potential.The shows will take place from December 30-31, and will be held at the famed Mardi Gras World Ballroom in New Orleans, LA. Ticket information can be found here.[Photo by Visual Suplex Media And Design]
At the New York Times DealBook conference, Chesky announced stronger measures and more details on how the company will re-establish public trust through regulations around fraud and home parties. It is not yet known how many new people the company will need to hire to deliver on the promises. Chesky called the measures “significant investment”. Also, the same day the news broke, five people were killed in a shooting at a Halloween party held at an accommodation available on the Airbnb platform in Orinda, California. The party was advertised on social networks, and more than 100 guests attended. The news comes after Vice Media revealed last week “a network of deception across the state“In which individuals or organizations have managed to exploit Airbnb’s policies through false reviews. Airbnb will begin checking all 7 million ads on its platform, with the goal of reviewing each accommodation and host by December 15, 2020. The verification process will require verification of the accuracy of the photos, addresses and details of the advertisement, as well as to establish quality standards such as cleanliness, safety and basic content of the accommodation. On the occasion of the shooting, Chesky announced on Twitter that the company would ban “party houses” and shared several measures it would take to combat “problematic hosts and guests”. He also reiterated that the company will conduct additional audits of high-risk provisions. Chesky explained at the conference that this applies, for example, to a ten-bed room reservation by one person for one night. Source / photo: CNN; Airbnb Amid growing concerns about its private rental rental platform, Brian Chesky, CEO of Airbnb, said the company would start checking all hosts using this online service. CNN. Chesky also stated that Airbnb will introduce a “guest guarantee” on December 15 this year, ie insurance for those whose rented accommodation does not match its description on the platform. It will also establish a telephone line from 0 to 24, which will be used for receiving and expressly resolving complaints.