25 September 2023
HOTREC: European hoteliers commend the decision in the Booking Holdings-Etraveli group merger case
On 25 September 2023, the European Commission officially blocked Booking Holdings acquisition of the Etraveli group. The European hotel industry applauds the landmark decision which recognises the negative impact of the merger on various parts of the tourism ecosystem, including the accommodation sector.
30 August 2023
HOTREC, CEEMET and IRU letter | 30 August 2023
30 August 2023
Upfront EU-wide criteria needed to maintain self-employment in Europe
30 August 2023 - IRU, HOTREC and CEEMET – representing road transport operators, hospitality and metal, engineering, and technology-based industries – have called upon legislators to agree on upfront EU-wide criteria to determine the existence of an employment relationship in the Platform Workers Directive, as provided in the Council’s General Approach.
5 July 2023
HOTREC takes note of Digital Markets Act gatekeepers designation process
Brussels, 5 July 2023 - HOTREC takes note of yesterday’s statement from Booking.com that the company does not yet qualify as a gatekeeper under the Digital Markets Act (DMA).
27 April 2023
Upcoming Spanish EU Presidency urged to prioritise Tourism and Hospitality
27 April 2023, Costa Adeje, Spain – HOTREC members from over 30 European countries reunited today on the occasion of the 86th General Assembly of the Association.