Online reservation site Agoda to remove illegal Taipei hotels

Expedia and Booking.com expected to follow suit

Taiwan News
Date: 2018/06/12
By: Matthew Strong, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taipei City Government and online reservation group

Reservation websites will help Taipei City crack down on illegal hotels. (By Central News Agency)

Agoda have reached an agreement to remove illegal or unregistered hotels in the Taiwanese capital from the website, the Apple Daily reported Tuesday.

A similar agreement was in the works with Expedia, while the city said it would also approach Booking.com to reach the same consensus, according to the newspaper.

The city government said it had prepared a list of illegal hotels in Taipei to pass on to the reservation websites, while they had promised they would help consumers who had already booked a room there to find other, legal, accommodation.    [FULL  STORY]

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