UK: Hotel booking sites to end “misleading” sales

UK: Hotel booking sites to end “misleading” sales

Major travel websites including Trivago, Expedia, Agoda, and Booking.com have agreed to change the way they do business after a UK investigation found some of them were deceiving users about hotel room prices and search results. The UK Competition and Markets Authority on Wednesday, February 6, announced the results of its probe, which focused on […]

Australia: “ACCC sues Trivago for misleading advertising

Australia: “ACCC sues Trivago for misleading advertising

Travel company Trivago has come under fire for misleading television advertising from 2013 until now, according to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commision (ACCC). In a press release, the ACCC stated Trivago had “misled hotel pricing representations in its television advertising and website” which “breached the Australian Consumer Law.” The ACCC cited Trivago’s lack of […]