Airbnb Penalizes Iceland Farm Owner Who Discriminated Against Israeli Jew

Last month, I posted about the Iceland farm owner listed on Airbnb who responded to friend and occasionalĀ Israellycool contributor Jono’s booking attempt with this response:

After Jono informed them, Airbnb’s response was to merely issue a warning to the farm owner.

I am happy to inform you that after Jono expressed his dissatisfaction with this response, Airbnb has suspended the farm owner from the platform for 30 days, their return only guaranteed if they commit in writing to comply with the platform’s non-discrimination policy. Airbnb also rescinded their superhost status, and warned them that any further violations will result in permanent removal from the platform.

jono rose letter

Meanwhile, despite sending this response to those who complained

orbitz

fellow platform Orbitz don’t seem to have actually acted against the farm owner.

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David Lange

A law school graduate, David Lange transitioned from work in the oil and hi-tech industries into fulltime Israel advocacy. He is a respected commentator and Middle East analyst who has often been cited by the mainstream media

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