The German Competition Authority prohibits the "best price" clauses implemented by a hotel online booking company (Booking.com)

Narrow 'best price' clauses of Booking also anticompetitive* Today the Bundeskartellamt prohibited Booking (Booking.com Deutschland GmbH, Berlin, and Booking.com B.V., Amsterdam) from continuing to apply its 'best price' clauses and ordered the hotel booking portal to completely delete the clauses from its contracts and general terms and conditions by 31 January 2016 as far as they affect hotels in Germany. Under the clauses the hotels were obliged to always offer the hotel booking portal their

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German Competition Authority, The German Competition Authority prohibits the "best price" clauses implemented by a hotel online booking company (Booking.com), 23 December 2015, e-Competitions Bulletin Platforms, Art. N° 77367

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