Trivago said its "lowest rate statements may have caused some consumers to form an erroneous belief that the initial search page offers were the lowest rates" when there may have been cheaper offers in a "more deals". It also said by displaying a red "strike-through price" next to the green "top position offer" it "may have caused some consumers to form an erroneous belief that the top position offer and the strike-through price were offers for rooms in the same room category". In both cases Trivago admitted multiple breaches of Australian consumer law. Total fines could exceed $10 million, with individual breaches attracting penalties of up to $1.1 million. Get the full story at Tweed Daily News