October 17, 2017
- Hotel Booking Booking.com still makes arrangements with hotel owners who distort competition. That the German regulator, the Federal Cartel Office, Wednesday.
The competition watchdog tapped Booking. com earlier this year on the fingers. The company made illegal agreements with hotels which it knew always guaranteed the lowest price and best conditions for booking rooms.
The contracts with hotels have been adjusted in July. They no longer have to promise to customers via Booking. com always cheaper than other ISPs. But through the website may hotels offer their rooms still not at a lower price.
That appointment may also unacceptable, and must be removed by the end of next month, all contracts with German hotels, according to the FCO.