competition

German Hotels suing booking.com

The German Hotel Association supports a class-action lawsuit brought by around 2,000 hotels against Booking.com at the Berlin Regional Court. The suit claims that, since 2004 at the latest, the booking portal has applied best-price clauses with which it prohibited affiliated hotels from offering rooms at lower rates through any other distribution channel. With these […]

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Google unfair?

Some 40 companies and trade bodies in nine EU countries, Switzerland and the United States, including eDreams Odigeo, Expedia and Tripadvisor, have accused Google of favoring its own vacation rental service on its search engine.

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Why OTA’s are not good for you

According to marketwatch.com, the global online travel market is expected to grow from US$ 570.25 billion in 2017 to US$ 1.134.55 billion by 2023, at a compound annual growth rate of 13.16% during the forecast period. That is quite some $$$ we are looking at. OTA stands for: Online Travel Agent. Their websites allow consumers […]

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