Airbnb on Thursday imposed a ban on removing bookings for dance parties around the world and property that can accommodate more than 16 people from its app. The move is a reflection of the company’s efforts to stem the spread of the corona virus epidemic and to protect its customers.

According to the company, the ban will affect all future bookings and will remain in effect until further notice. The company said that since places such as bars and clubs have been banned in the public health mandate, it has been observed that some people take such gatherings to rented houses on its platform to prevent such a situation. The company has to take such a step.