• Booking.com Decision
  • February 16, 2017
  • The Competition Board ("Board") concluded its investigation with regard to the booking services provided by Booking.com B.V. ("Booking.com") and by Bookingdotcom Destek Hizmetleri Limited Liability Company, operating as the Turkish representative of Booking.com. During its investigation, the Board has evaluated whether Articles 4 and 6 of Act No. 4054 on the Protection of Competition ("Competition Act") were violated by Booking.com's "best price guarantee" practices. As a result of the investigation, the Board decided that Booking.com violated Article 4 of the Competition Act and, therefore, an administrative fine of 2,543.992.85 TL1 should be imposed on the undertaking concerned in accordance with Article 16 of the same Act.2 The reasoned decision has not yet been published.