Antitrust Antitrust

New Portuguese hotel-booking rules break EU antitrust law, online platforms complain

By Nicholas Hirst
  • 31 Dec 2021 10:49
  • 31 Dec 2021 10:49
New Portuguese legislation aimed at strengthening the hand of hotels over online portals such as and Expedia is an “obvious violation” of EU competition law, online travel businesses have warned. They have called on the European Commission to probe the framework, which is due to come into force on Jan. 1.


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