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Prohibition Booking.com in Turkey does not apply with GOOSE VPN

Booking.com is one of the most successful businesses in the Netherlands. They have been bought out by Priceline not so long ago. However they are facing tough times right now. I mean they have some problems with certain countries. These countries believe booking.com is using its immense pricing power and doesn’t obey certain rules. For those who have no clue what Booking.com is and who want to know what is going on continue reading.


First things first: what is Booking.com? Every week people order around 2,8 million night via Booking.com. The site has been translated in more than 40 languages and have more than 40.000 hotels in more than 184 countries under their umbrella. Booking.com has more than 5.500 employees from 100 offices worldwide. The business have been growing for a while now and shows no sign of stopping. The reason is simple if you’re booking via Booking.com, you can be sure that you’re paying the lowest price possible. Unfortunately there are some parties who are not happy with Booking.com.

The prohibition Booking.com in Turkey

A Turkish judge agreed to prohibit Booking.com for undetermined time. The reason is simple. They believe booking.com does not help in creating a healthy competition and doesn’t abbey certain rules. Booking.com had to pay fines in the order of a few 100.000. Booking.com let us know that they do not accept this judgement. They say they do everything they can do in order to create a healthy competitive marketplace.

Turkey is not the only country in which Booking.com is facing some tough times. In some European countries they are facing serious fines. During the beginning of this year the Dutch business administration bureau and the European Bureau said they will keep a close look at Booking.com. They will look whether or not Booking.com have been living up to the rules they provided.

I just want to book a hotel room

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