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Jun 06, 2022 07:38 PM
BUSINESS

Airbnb Lets Users Export Listings to Rivals as It Checks Out of China

Airbnb, which launched its China operations in 2016, will keep an office in Beijing running. Photo: IC Photo
Airbnb, which launched its China operations in 2016, will keep an office in Beijing running. Photo: IC Photo

Airbnb Inc. will help facilitate the transfer of its Chinese mainland rental listings to some of its rivals, as the U.S. firm ends most of its business in the local market.

In a Friday statement, the California-based homestay and hotel-booking giant said that it had signed agreements that would allow homeowners doing business on its Chinese platform to apply to move their personal information, property details, operating data, ratings and reviews to Chinese domestic home-rental platforms such as Meituan Homestay, Xiaozhu, Tujia and Fliggy, a unit of Alibaba.

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