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Thursday, April 23, 2015
Monday, April 20, 2015
Hotel guests 'are being fleeced by online agents': Hoteliers say they are forced to hike prices to cover 25% commission taken by websites.
* Booking.com and Late-Rooms.com charge between 15 to 25% commission
* Hoteliers also told not to use their own web pages to undercut sites
* Booking sites pay huge advertising fees to internet search engines
* Experts say the booking websites are rarely competitive.
Online travel agents are parasites that rip families off and force prices up, furious hoteliers said yesterday. The two biggest websites, Booking.com and Late-Rooms.com, charge a commission of 15 to 25 per cent of what the customer pays – and rake in millions a year. Hotels say they have to raise room prices to make up for the commission taken from their rates by the websites.
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