Hotel rates could fall after competition inquiry
Cheaper hotel rooms could be offered by booking websites after an investigation by the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) into agreements between hotels and online travel agents.
The OFT looked at allegations that Expedia and Booking.com had a pact with Intercontinental Hotels not to undercut its rates.
But now, a compromise has been put forward which could lead to lower prices for hotels booked online
Bob Atkinson from Travelsupermarket.com explains what this might mean.
12 Aug 2013