Showing Results for tag: Booking.com

Booking.com to close at least five of its global offices

News Story / 14 September 2020

Worldwide: Online travel agency Booking.com is closing at least five of its offices around the world, in Bellevue, Washington [US], London and Cambridge [England], Toronto [Canada], and Split [Croatia].

Booking.com to slash 25 per cent of global workforce

News Story / 05 August 2020

US / Netherlands: Four months after Booking.com chief executive Glenn Fogel admitted company job cuts were “probable”, the online travel agency has announced an extensive round of layoffs, with 25 per cent [roughly 4000 employees] believed to be affected.

Booking.com fined record $6.1m for “unfair business practices” in Hungary

News Story / 06 May 2020

Budapest: Online travel agency Booking.com has been fined 2.5 billion forints [£6.1 million] by the national competition watchdog in Hungary, the GVH, for “misleading advertisements” and “aggressive” sales tactics, designed to exert “psychological pressure” on consumers.

Booking.com launches pilot app CityBook

News Story / 17 January 2020

Europe: Booking.com has announced the launch of a new pilot product, CityBook - a responsive digital guide - in the cities of Paris, London and Amsterdam.

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