FILE Photograph: Sunglasses with the symbol of Scheduling.com at the new Scheduling.com shopper site in Tourcoing, France, Oct 4, 2019. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol/File Picture
December 30, 2019
MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s Federal Anti-monopoly Services (FAS) has opened an investigation into lodge reservation website Scheduling.com, the regulator said on Monday.
The FAS mentioned that the firm had questioned inns and hostels to offer you the identical rates on rival reservation internet websites as on Booking.com.
Booking.com did not quickly reply to a ask for for remark.
If found to be in breach of Russian anti-monopoly guidelines the firm could experience a high-quality of amongst 1% and 15% of its income created in Russia.
The Russian investigation follows a situation from the company in the European Union, in which it last 7 days committed to bring its practices in line with EU consumer regulation.
(Reporting by Nadezhda Tsydenova Crafting by Anastasia Teterevleva Modifying by Maria Kiselyova and David Goodman)