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Members here have mentioned not getting this newsletter in their email. This one has information on the new guest profile photos changes. This is the key thing: Airbnb does not require guests to have photos You can require it if you want but I’m betting that over time that will put you at a competitive disadvantage unless you have other mitigating factors like lots of reviews over a long time period. Instant book hosts see no change since we aren’t screening guests.
@Bendy001 A couple of other hosts here say they haven’t got it either. Have you ticked in your profile settings to receive email content from Airbnb? If so and you aren’t receiving it and you have checked it isn’t going into your spam, then you will need to give them to a call.
I have indeed taken the topic of “Hosting a private room” most personally, given my recent dialogue(s) with members of the Plus Team., I am going to have a great deal of fun quoting some of the content back to my two Airbnb Plus immovable, interlocutors;-
" Greet your guests to get on the same page. Welcoming guests in person is especially helpful if you’re hosting a shared space. Many hosts told us that when guests arrive, they welcome them with a tour…"etc etc.
“Be friendly and flexible but do NOT be a pushover! My check-in is 4pm and you ask to check in at xxxx?”
There is more that I’ll be quoting back at them, but won’t repeat here. Suffice to say, the Plus Team appear not to have read this recent newsletter. The programme demands that all Plus Hosts, including in-home family hosts (i.e. me…) offer 24 hour access; no ifs, no buts. I’ve dropped out as my Public Liability would be invalidated, and I’m not getting up at 3 am!