Booking.com B.V.

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Overview

Lobbying Costs

700,000€ - 799,999€

Financial year: Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

3 Fte (5)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

2

High-level Commission meetings

30

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Booking.com B.V.

    EU Transparency Register

    146537115285-34 First registered on 16 Dec 2014

    Goals / Remit

    Founded in 1996 in Amsterdam, Booking.com has grown from a small Dutch startup to one of the world’s leading digital travel companies. By investing in the technology that helps take the friction out of travel, Booking.com seamlessly connects millions of travellers with incredible places to stay - from homes to hotels and much more, memorable experiences and a range of transport options. As one of the world’s largest travel marketplaces for both established brands and entrepreneurs of all sizes, Booking.com enables properties all over the world to reach a global audience and grow their businesses.

    Main EU files targeted

    Digital policy, including initiatives linked to platform regulation, Competition, Consumer protection, Privacy/data protection, Taxation, AI, initiatives linked to tourism, in particular sustainable tourism and tourism recovery, STR-related regulation.

    Address

    Head Office
    Herengracht, 597
    Amsterdam 1017 CE
    NETHERLANDS
    EU Office
    Herengracht, 597
    Amsterdam 1017 CE
    NETHERLANDS

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    5

    Employment timeLobbyists
    100%2
    50%1
    25%2

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    3

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    2 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 27 Nov 2022

    Name Start date End Date
    Ms Nadia Antoniou 30 Aug 2022 29 Aug 2023
    Ms Julia Lamb 20 Aug 2022 18 Aug 2023
    Ms Julia Lamb 16 Jul 2019 31 Jul 2020
    Mr Peter LOCHBIHLER 01 Nov 2018 31 Oct 2019
    Ms Inge Janssen 18 Oct 2018 17 Oct 2019
    Mr Peter LOCHBIHLER 05 Apr 2017 03 Apr 2018
    Ms Inge Janssen 12 Oct 2016 10 Oct 2017
    Mr Peter LOCHBIHLER 18 Mar 2016 31 Mar 2017

    Complementary Information

    2 full-time staff in Brussels, with additional staff in the Amsterdam Headquarters being involved in EU affairs on a part-time basis.

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories

    Category

    Companies & groups

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    EU Travel Tech Association https://eutraveltech.eu/
    European Tech Alliance: http://eutechalliance.eu/
    CERRE - Centre on Regulation in Europe https://cerre.eu/

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    700,000€ - 799,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    NameAmount
    geradin partners 50,000€ - 99,999€
    apco worldwide 200,000€ - 299,999€

    Intermediaries for current year

    Name
    kekstcnc
    apco worldwide

    Closed year Costs

    700,000€ - 799,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    none

    Groups (European Parliament)

    N/A

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    30 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't publish information about such meetings. All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

    • Date 21 Jan 2022 Location virtual
      Subject Discussion in light of the October OECD statement and the agreement on digital services taxes
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio An Economy that Works for People
      Commission
      • Gints Freimanis (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 08 Nov 2021 Location Videoconference
      Subject Digital Markets Act - Tourism
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Thierry Breton
      Portfolio Internal Market
      Commission
      • Thierry Breton (Commissioner)
    • Date 27 Oct 2021 Location Videoconference
      Subject State of the tourism ecosystem and gatekeepers regulation
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Thierry Breton
      Portfolio Internal Market
      Commission
      • Filomena Chirico (Cabinet member)
    • Date 16 Jun 2021 Location Virtual
      Subject Digital levy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio An Economy that Works for People
      Commission
      • Gints Freimanis (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 02 Dec 2020 Location Videoconference
      Subject Roundtable with platforms on DSA and DMA
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Thierry Breton
      Portfolio Internal Market
      Commission
      • Filomena Chirico (Cabinet member)
      • Thierry Breton (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 23 Nov 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject Digital Services Act
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager
      Portfolio Europe Fit for Digital Age
      Commission
      • Werner Stengg (Cabinet member)
    • Date 12 Nov 2020 Location Videoconference
      Subject DMA and pact for skills
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Thierry Breton
      Portfolio Internal Market
      Commission
      • Thierry Breton (Commissioner)
    • Date 29 Oct 2020 Location Videoconference
      Subject Pact for Skills: Roundtable with tourism sector
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Thierry Breton
      Portfolio Internal Market
      Commission
      • Eszter Batta (Cabinet member)
      • Thierry Breton (Commissioner)
      • Agnieszka Skonieczna (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 29 Oct 2020 Location Videoconference
      Subject Pact for Skills Roundtable with the tourism sector
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Nicolas Schmit
      Portfolio Jobs and Social Rights
      Commission
      • Nicolas Schmit (Commissioner)
      • Christoph Nerlich (Cabinet member)
      • Anouk Faber (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 27 Aug 2020 Location virtual meeting
      Subject Patronage vouchers
      Commission
      • Roberto Viola (Director-General)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 11 Jun 2020 Location Teleconference
      Subject Recovery of the tourism sector and role of online platforms
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Thierry Breton
      Portfolio Internal Market
      Commission
      • Thierry Breton (Commissioner)
      • Filomena Chirico (Cabinet member)
    • Date 28 May 2020 Location BRUSSELS
      Subject Impact of COVID-19 (virtual)
      Commission
      • Roberto Viola (Director-General)
    • Date 20 Apr 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject To discuss the digital potential for the wider economy and society
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager
      Portfolio Europe Fit for Digital Age
      Commission
      • Margrethe Vestager (Executive Vice-President)
    • Date 23 Jan 2020 Location Davos, Switzerland
      Subject Digital taxation
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Paolo Gentiloni
      Portfolio Economy
      Commission
      • Paolo Gentiloni (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 24 Jan 2019 Location Davos
      Subject Artificial intelligence/Technology/ Research and Innovation
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Carlos Moedas
      Portfolio Research, Science and Innovation
      Commission
      • Carlos Moedas (Commissioner)
      • Antonio Lowndes Marques De Araujo Vicente (Cabinet member)
    • Date 23 Jan 2019 Location Davos
      Subject Digital taxation
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Pierre Moscovici
      Portfolio Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs
      Commission
      • Pierre Moscovici (Commissioner)
    • Date 06 Nov 2018 Location LISBON, Portugal
      Subject New Deal for Consumers
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Věra Jourová
      Portfolio Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality
      Commission
      • Wojtek Talko (Cabinet member)
      • Věra Jourová (Commissioner)
    • Date 19 Jun 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Women in Digital, Digital Skills
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mariya Gabriel
      Portfolio Digital Economy and Society
      Commission
      • Mariya Gabriel (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 07 Mar 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Meeting to discuss digital taxation (also with representatives from Deezer and Volumental)
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Pierre Moscovici
      Portfolio Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs
      Commission
      • Pierre Moscovici (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 07 Mar 2018 Location Brussels/Belgium
      Subject Meeting to discuss digital taxation
      Commission
      • Stephen Quest (Director-General)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 16 Feb 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Digital taxation and economic model of Booking.com
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Pierre Moscovici
      Portfolio Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs
      Commission
      • David Boublil (Cabinet member)
    • Date 01 Feb 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Collaborative economy and regulatory developments impacting the short-term rental sector
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Commission
      • Marika Lautso-Mousnier (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 23 Mar 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Platform regulation in EU member states and obstacles to the single market
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Commission
      • Filomena Chirico (Cabinet member)
    • Date 24 Oct 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Platforms, startups
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Commission
      • Andrus Ansip (Vice-President)
      • Maximilian Strotmann (Cabinet member)
    • Date 22 Jun 2016 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Online platforms and sharing economy and protection of consumers in digital environment
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Věra Jourová
      Portfolio Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality
      Commission
      • Eduard Hulicius (Cabinet member)
    • Date 22 Jun 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject platforms
      Commission
      • Michael Hager (Cabinet member)
      • Kilian Gross (Cabinet member)
    • Date 24 May 2016 Location Amsterdam
      Subject Platforms, e-Commerce, startups
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Commission
      • Andrus Ansip (Vice-President)
      • Maximilian Strotmann (Cabinet member)
    • Date 17 May 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject meeting with the new Director of Public Affairs
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska
      Portfolio Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
      Commission
      • Kaius Kristian Hedberg (Cabinet member)
      • Fabrice Comptour (Cabinet member)
    • Date 17 May 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Meeting the new Director of Public Affairs
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska
      Portfolio Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
      Commission
      • Kaius Kristian Hedberg (Cabinet member)
      • Fabrice Comptour (Cabinet member)
    • Date 30 Mar 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject DSM platform regulation - competition and consumer protection policy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Commission
      • Laure Chapuis-Kombos (Cabinet member)
      • Vivian Loonela (Cabinet member)
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