wants to meet with Turkish government to lift the ban

Published on : Monday, August 7, 2017

57a1134370615.560c96f8d86bbOnline travel- hotel booking portal, requested a high level official meetings with the Turkish government, after a suspension on by an Istanbul Court.



Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci said that requested a meeting last week after evaluating the proposal of Turkey regarding legal issues.



On March 29, an Istanbul court had suspended the website’s activities in Turkey, after the Association of Turkish Travel Agencies (TÜRSAB) filed a lawsuit against the leading online travel agency citing unfair competition.



The Tourism Minister said that as a very important instrument in promoting Turkish tourism but it has to operate without creating unfair competition, and it has to be subject to the Turkish law. The Economy minister added that the Government of Turkey suggested a solution to how can operate in Turkey legally without breaching competition laws. is a worldwide online hotel booking portal operating over 225 countries with 1,200,000 properties, owned in United States of America.



They have a high-level meeting request with the Turkish Government, and they will meet soon. Their recommendation was in economic and commercial sense. wants to meet with them as soon as possible and the Turkish Minister also confirmed that he is cooperating on the issue with the new Culture and Tourism Minister Numan Kurtulmuş.




The effective efforts are need to be researched to lift the ban on and its operation in Turkey in order to find the better ways to research.





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