Oyo will register its objections with the Competition Commission of India (CCI) with regards to an application filed against its partner MakeMyTrip over the delisting of Treebo and FabHotels from the online travel booking portal. This was directed by the Gujarat High Court while it was hearing two appeals in connection to the case. Background 2018: Treebo and Fab Hotels were delisted from the MakeMyTrip portal giving rise to allegations of abuse of its dominant position. 2020: Treebo and Fab Hotels approach Competition Commission of India urging it to direct MakeMyTrip to relist them on the portal March 9, 2021: CCI directs MakeMyTrip to relist their properties granting it relief Sometime later: Aggrieved by the decision MakeMyTrip approaches National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) for remedy March 23: Oyo, whose properties are listed on MakeMyTrip, also objects to the CCI direction to relist the two hotel franchisees and approaches the Gujarat High Court for remedy. On March 23, the Gujarat High Court stayed the CCI direction after Oyo argued that CCI did not give it any possibility to be heard and that the direction was in violation of the ideas of pure justice. June: Treebo and FabHotels file appeals opposing the stay on the CCI direction by the Gujarat HC. The present direction is in regards to these appeals. While hearing the two appeals (which was broadcast live on Gujarat HC's YouTube Page), the Gujarat HC bench headed by Chief Justice Vikram Nath made these observations: Oyo, one of the…
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