The British Hospitality Association (BHA) has previously campaigned against rate parity agreements which it claims ‘handcuff’ hotels. The terms are seen as being especially harsh on smaller independent operators, which may be forced to rely on OTAs for bookings while struggling to pay their commission fees. BHA chief executive Ufi Ibrahim said: "The CMA’s decision to reopen their survey is an opportunity for our industry to lead European policy, and we urge all hoteliers to respond. The online market place is constantly changing so it is vitally important that the industry’s voice and experience is heard in this consultation. Get the full story at Big Hospitality