Airbnb Says It Will Host 20,000 Afghan Refugees, Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky joins Closing Bell
The Airbnb news of hosting 20,000 Afghan refugees ran it's stock up from $146.79 to $161.42 today. Good I added Airbnb to my portfolio.
CEO Brian Chesky said that the program would begin immediately, and that Airbnb would pay for the stays.
"The displacement and resettlement of Afghan refugees in the US and elsewhere is one of the biggest humanitarian crises of our time. We feel a responsibility to step up," Brian Chesky said in aseries of posts on Twitter.
The CEO of Airbnb only 39 years old......#letsgetit
Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky joins Closing Bell to discuss his company's plan to find temporary housing for 20,000 Afghan refugees.