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Booking.com has prided itself on being a household name in its European home base, but will have a tough time avoiding a European Commission designation of gatekeeper. Such stature could bring increased restrictions.

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Dennis' Online Travel Briefing

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Online Travel This Week There's a lot to unpack from the dual regulatory initiatives that the European Commission unveiled this week, and it can't be welcome news to Google, Amazon, and Booking.com that antitrust czar Margrethe Vestager mentioned them Tuesday when advocating for