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Despite probe, online travel agencies still ask for best deals, Japan inn association says

By Sachiko Sakamaki
  • 18 Jun 2020 03:44
  • 18 Jun 2020 03:44
Online booking platforms stopped demanding Japanese hotels and inns offer the best accommodation deals after the Japanese competition regulator opened an investigation into the practice last year, but Expedia,, Rakuten and other platforms are still asking lodging operators to offer the same or better deals than other sites, only in

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Sachiko Sakamaki

Senior Correspondent, Tokyo

Sachiko covers antitrust, mergers and acquisitions, privacy and data security, as well as patent disputes related to connected cars. She has an undergraduate degree from Waseda University in Tokyo and a master's degree in communications from United States International (now Alliant International) University in California. She previously worked as a journalist for Time magazine, the Far Eastern Economic Review, Bloomberg News, and the Washington Post in Japan.

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