I got seriously afraid but I didn't want to say anything as I was scared about his reaction.The worst was on Sunday morning when I woke up and he was staring at me. I contacted Airbnb, and at the end they said it was my word against his so they couldn't do anything except send me a coupon as a refund for the last night I didn't spend there.Sophie Dand, a teacher who has used Airbnb, told Business Insider that her male host in Hvar, Croatia, cancelled a booking he had agreed to with a family when he found out that Dand and her three female friends in their 20s wanted to stay with him.Airbnb allows guests and hosts to leave reviews for each other.This is a free service created by group of transgender programmers that wanted to create a dating destination for non-escort transgender singles that want to date and fall in love.A small number of Airbnb customers appear to be using the service for hookups."He kept trying to hug and kiss me and saying he didn't want me to leave.
And a man from Massachusetts named Jacob Lopez said he was raped in Madrid this July, according to reports.
The firm, which has helped thousands of homeowners supplement their income, encourages users to set a profile photo so people can see whom they're about to stay with.
Airbnb rentals are often separate, wholly contained properties — like a flat or house where the guest stays alone. You're essentially going to a stranger's house and sleeping in a stranger's bed.
This deters the vast majority of users from behaving inappropriately or committing crimes — they will be kicked off the platform if they get too many bad reviews.
The company also has a 24/7 customer-experience team that is available to talk to Airbnb users who find themselves in trouble.