Its recommendations were welcomed by the British Hospitality Association which helped provide evidence and opinion on the issues being investigated. The BHA is urging the government to impose an outright ban on rate parity clauses which stop hotels offering lower rates than those on the online booking sites where they are listed. "This practice impacts directly on consumers since it means less competitive pricing with similar room rates offered by online travel agencies and hospitality venues across the board," said the BHA. Get the full story at Travelmole Read also "OTAs embrace “personalized pricing”"