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01. February 2019
Digitization has created opportunities for the tourists and the hotels. Recent years have seen significant growth in the Danish hotel industry, and booking platforms have likely contributed to the increased demand for overnight stays in Denmark. The booking platforms are of great value to Danish consumers, but have also created some challenges.
13. July 2017
Competition and Consumer Authority collaborates with Danish Chamber of Commerce and HORESTA to help Danish hotels get better deals with and increase competition between online travel agents (OTAs).
27. June 2017
The Danish Competition and Consumer Authority has published draft guidelines on joint bidding consortia. The draft guidelines contain, inter alia, information on the assessments undertakings shall make when they consider bidding for a contract together with one or more undertakings.
15. June 2017
Denmark is ranked average when Danish consumers are asked about their experiences with consumer conditions. Among 10 European countries Danish consumer conditions are ranked fifth when looking at 42 markets. Danish consumer conditions are ranked below average in 36 of 42 markets.
12. June 2017
Danish Competition Council launches study on the pension market. The Danish pension sector administers around 4.000 bn. DKR and consumer mobility seems very limited. The new study will take in the entire market. This includes both private pensions and collective labour market pensions.
18. April 2017
On 6 April 2017, Olympus Danmark A/S entered into a settlement with the Danish Competition and Consumer Authority for infringing section 6 of the Danish Competition Act by imposing a type of resale price maintenance. Accordingly Olympus Danmark A/S accepted to pay a fine of DKK 3,600,000 (€ 484,000).