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Investigation conducted on Booking.com B.V. ve Bookingdotcom Destek Hizmetleri Limited Şirketi concluded

The investigation conducted in order to determine whether articles 4 and 6 of the Act no 4054 were violated by the “best price guarantee” practices within the framework of the booking services provided by Booking.com B.V. and by Bookingdotcom Destek Hizmetleri Limited Şirketi, operating as the Turkish representative of the former undertaking, was concluded.

As a result of the discussion of the file by the Competition Board on 05.01.2017, it was decided that Booking.com B.V. violated article 4 of the act no 4054 and therefore an administrative fine should be imposed on the undertaking concerned in accordance with article 16 of the same Act.

Click here for the text of the pronouncement (in Turkish) for the decision dated 05.01 2017, numbered 17-01/12-4, the reasoned version of which will be notified later and which can be appealed before Ankara Administrative Courts.