so-called Ministry of Resorts and Tourism of temporarily occupied Crimea
addressed the hoteliers with a recommendation to refuse to cooperate with Booking.com.
The head of
the Association of Small Hotels of the Russian Federation Natalia
Stambulnikova said that the Booking.com system has introduced new
restrictions for the Crimea peninsula, RІA Novosti reported.
to her, the service has restricted the client to book a room for more than one
addition, the company has disabled sending messages to hotels and customers.
These sanctions are mainly imposed on hotels registered with Booking.com after
this, the "Minister of Resorts and Tourism" of Crimea Vadim
Volchenko offered the hotels of the peninsula to work directly with Russian
tour operators, travel agents and online booking systems, and not to use the foreign
is an online booking system for hotels, founded in Amsterdam in 1996, acquired
in 2005 for 133$ million by Priceline (NASDAQ: PCLN). The company is
headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.