Bookings.com and Expedia in legal trouble over unfair pricing policies
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US-based Booking.com does not like competition. The booking web portal thinks it's powerful enough to make it a policy to only list hotels that agree not to grant special rates to customers who contact such hotels directly.
In France, this opened a legal complained, filed by the French Minister of Economics Arnaud Montebourg.
“This underscores the government's desire and ability to ensure that national rules are respected by companies operating in the digital sector,” the minister’s office said in a statement.Bookings.com and Expedia in legal trouble over unfair pricing policies