Airbnb closes door to guests ahead of China’s political jamboree

by | October 12, 2017 5:01 pm

Airbnb, the world’s biggest room-sharing platform, has cancelled its Beijing city centre bookings for the rest of this month as authorities tighten their grip on the city ahead of next week’s Communist party congress.   China’s five-yearly political gathering, which begins on Wednesday, will mark the start of a second five-year term for President Xi…

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