Preetika Rana

Wall Street Journal

Reporter for the Wall Street Journal.

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With COVID-19 disrupting much of the hospitality industry, Airbnb and its hosts have lost more than    $1 billion    in bookings.

Airbnb cuts 25% of its employees, faces major revenue loss due to COVID-19

With COVID-19 disrupting much of the hospitality industry, Airbnb and its hosts have lost more than $1 billion in bookings.

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