Intercontinental Hotels Group

Interstate's UK managing director Robert Crook will oversee the management contracts for 13 new hotels in the UK, including those under Accor's and Hilton Worldwide's brands

Interstate Europe signs 13 new UK hotels

By Emma Eversham

Interstate Hotels and Resorts Europe has signed 13 new management contracts for hotels in the UK, bringing its total number of UK-based operational and signed pipeline hotels to 74. 

There are still misconceptions around how hotel bookings websites work with the majority of consumers believing OTAs will always give them the cheapest available rate

IHG: Travellers hold misconceptions about hotel bookings sites

By Emma Eversham

Hoteliers could be facing a tough battle to encourage guests to book rooms with them direct after a survey revealed that 76 per cent use online travel agents (OTAs) because they believe they will guarantee them the best rates.