Trivago misled travellers by promoting more expensive hotels

Hotel comparison site Trivago has been found by the federal court to have misled consumers by promoting hotels that pay for the coveted top spot on the platform. If you've seen the endless ads run by Germany-based Trivago on TV or online, you'll know their prerogative is to help cu...

Trivago misled travellers by promoting more expensive hotels
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Primewest splashes $65m on WA commercial properties

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Kogan shares dip despite record half

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Trivago misled travellers by promoting more expensive hotels
Trivago misled travellers by promoting more expensive hotels

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Primewest splashes $65m on WA commercial properties
Primewest splashes $65m on WA commercial properties

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With costs approaching $100 billion, the fires are Australia's costliest natural disaster

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Neobank Volt one step closer to IPO after $70m equity funding round

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Trivago misled travellers by promoting more expensive hotels
Trivago misled travellers by promoting more expensive hotels

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