The Turkish Travel Agencies Association (TÜRSAB) has decided to initiate a legal process against nearly 20 online travel and reservation portals.
The association said in a statement on Wednesday that it will take legal action against online portals, similar to Netherlands-based online reservation portal Booking.com. However list includes rental giant Airbnb, booking site Expedia, travel agent Agoda and British flight search app Skyscanner.
Booking.com’s activities in Turkey halted on March 29, 2017, with the decision by an Istanbul court. After TÜRSAB filed a lawsuit against the leading online travel agency citing unfair competition in relation to Turkey’s competition law.
The website, which had around 13,000 hotel members from Turkey, halted selling rooms in Turkey on March 30. Day after the court decided to block the website in the country. Probably website still work from foreign countries to make reservations for Turkish hotels and from Turkey to make reservations abroad.
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