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The Hong Kong Competition Authority accepts voluntary commitments by 3 major online travel agents (Booking.com / Expedia / Trip.com)

Competition Commission accepts commitments offered by online travel agents* The Competition Commission (Commission) today announced the acceptance of voluntary commitments offered under section 60 of the Competition Ordinance (Ordinance) by three major online travel agents (OTAs), namely Booking.com, Expedia (including Hotels.com) and Trip.com (including Ctrip.com). OTAs operate platforms through which consumers may search for and compare accommodations on the basis of different criteria, including price, and then make the bookings. The commitments aim to address the Commission’s concerns around clauses in contracts between OTAs and accommodation providers in Hong Kong that require accommodation

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Hong Kong Competition Commission, The Hong Kong Competition Authority accepts voluntary commitments by 3 major online travel agents (Booking.com / Expedia / Trip.com), 13 May 2020, e-Competitions Preview, Art. N° 95003

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