Trivago licks its wounds after court loss, as industry bodies applaud ruling
by Huntley Mitchell
Trivago has responded to the Federal Court’s ruling that it misled consumers about hotel room rates on its website and in its TV ads. Find out what the OTA had to say here.
Federal Court finds Trivago misled consumers about hotel room rates
An OTA using dodgy tactics is like a red rag to a bull for agents, so best take a couple of deep breaths and prepare a pillow to scream in before reading this.
Trivago claims “best” isn’t always cheapest in ACCC court case
by Ali Coulton
Get your popcorn ready, folks, because the court case between Trivago and Australia’s consumer watchdog is starting to heat up.
ACCC produces memos in court backing up claims Trivago deceived consumers
Australia’s consumer watchdog is practically rabid over the OTA’s alleged deceptive practices, much like our office dog when she finds the biscuit stash.
Hotel booking giants agree to change their ways following investigation
The naughty kids of the travel industry classroom (aka hotel booking sites) have agreed to sit up straight and behave following a talking-to from a competition watchdog.
Trivago admits it misled Aussies with its iconic ads
It turns out the Trivago girl was lying to us this whole time. We haven’t felt this betrayed since we found out tomatoes are technically a fruit.
Consumer watchdog takes Trivago to court over misleading hotel prices
We were disappointed when we realised there were no actual dogs involved in this story. Apparently, the term ‘watchdog’ is not to be taken literally.
Say goodbye to the Trivago girl! Check out the company’s new campaign
by Lauren Croft
Trivago has launched a new ad campaign, shelving the Trivago Girl! Although that’s not to say she was placed in a cupboard or anything.
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