Airbnb on Wednesday announced that it will cancel reservations in the Washington, D.C. metro area during the week of US President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration. The cancellation was in response to various local, state and federal officials asking people not to travel to the capital city. “Additionally, we will prevent any new reservations in the Washington, D.C. area from being booked during that time by blocking such reservations,’’ the company said in a statement. Airbnb has also identified n