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Hotel price fixing saga switches to the US with class action against Expedia and others

08/23/2012| 12:21:56 PM| 中文

Documents filed by two individuals outline an antitrust charge against a string of hotel brands and OTAs for what they allege is maintaining or reinforcing so-called minimum price maintenance.

There is a whiff of anger in the air, it appears, over alleged price fixing between online travel agencies and hotels – with a class action being brought against some of the biggest travel brands on the planet in the US. 

Documents filed in a California court yesterday by two individuals, Nikita Turik and Eric Balk, and on behalf of unnamed others outline an antitrust charge against a string of hotel brands and OTAs for what they allege is maintaining or reinforcing so-called minimum price maintenance (RPM). 

The websites and companies cited are:

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