The company said that moving away from in-house bed banks and outsourcing production of the complementary hotels would allow it to focus on its core own-brand and partner properties, while offering greater choice at less cost. “The closure of the Medhotels business is a natural evolution of our strategy,” said Thomas Hohn, chief of group complementary product at Thomas Cook. “The transformation of our complementary hotel partnerships will simplify our processes and give customers a better online experience with more choice. Medhotels is scheduled to cease operations on Dec. 31, and will continue to accept and honor bookings departing up to that time. Get the full story at Hotel Management