If you haven’t heard of Booking.com then its likely you are very new to the hospitality industry, travel or the internet. This is an extract from their website (June 2020):-
Whoever you are, whatever you’re looking for, we have the perfect place for you. Our 29,462,479 listings include 6,557,464 listings of homes, apartments, and other unique places to stay, and are located in 154,391 destinations in 225 countries and territories. Booking.com B.V. is based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands and is supported internationally by 198 offices in 70 countries.
Booking.com is part of Booking Group which includes, Rental Cars, Agoda, Kayak, OpenTable and more.
Booking made its name and income model on hotel inventory, for which in Europe it is exceptionally successful. We the advent of short term rentals as alternative accommodation Booking has been re-modelling continuously to adapt to this sector too especially for urban centres.
Their business model is simple. A commission is paid on each booking made, which would appear to average 15%, but higher commissions are applied for different promotions etc. Money can be taken off guest’s credit cards from an extranet or money can be taken by Booking.com and passed to the host via a Virtual Card.
Please use their website for contact details.