An online travel agency for lodging reservations and other travel products. The online company’s platform enables travellers to book and rate accommodations and travel sites reservations. The company is part of Booking Holdings Inc.
Through its website, Booking.com promotes properties located on occupied Palestinian and Syrian land. Properties in Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank are listed as located either in Israel or in “Palestinian Territory – Israeli settlement,” while those located in occupied East Jerusalem and Syrian Golan are listed exclusively as located in Israel, misinforming consumers that book short term or long-term rentals. In all cases, Booking.com failed to inform consumers of the settlements’ illegal status under international law and their location on occupied land.
Properties in illegal Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank are listed as located either in Israel or in “Palestinian Territory, Israeli settlement”. In the settlement of Kfar Eldad, Mehola and Ma’ale Efraim properties were listed as located in Israel. In the settlement of Susya, Bat Ayin, Tekoa, Neve Daniel, Ovnat, Kalia, Almog, Vered Yeriho, Kfar Adumim, Geva Binyamin, Giv’at Ze’ev, Shilo, Shadmot Mehola, Ma’ale Levona and Nili properties were listed as located in “Palestinian Territory, Israeli settlement.”
Listings were also found in the settlement of Pisgat Ze’ev in occupied East Jerusalem, and in the Old City of occupied East Jerusalem all of which were mislabeled “Israel.”
Properties were also found in the occupied Syrian Golan settlements of Neve Ativ, Odem, El-Rum, Bruchim Qela’ Alon, Sha’al, Merom Golan, Ein Zivan, Alonei Habashan, Qatsrin, Yonatan, Keshet, Ani’am, Had Nes, Tel Kazir, HaOn, En Gev, Afik, Giv’at Yo’av, Eli Ad, Avnei Eitan, Moshav Ramot, Natur, Ma’ale Gamla, Hamat Gader Ma’agan and Neot Golan.
The company is fully owned by the company Booking Holdings. Booking Holdings is a US publicly-traded company listed on Nasdaq under the ticker symbol BKNG with generated revenues of $10.958 B in 2021.
CEO: Glenn Fogel
Booking.com’s parent company, Booking Holdings has eleven primary brands: Booking.com, Priceline, Agoda, Rentalcars.com, Kayak, Opentable, Rocketmiles, Fareharbor, Hotelscombined, Cheapflights, Momondo.
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