The faux-pas was fairly massive for the hotel. Reuters offers a rundown of reports on the incident: "In just a few hours, some 1,400 nights had been booked under the tariff, costing an estimated 90,000 euros for the hotel, part of the Intercontinental Hotels Group, the world's largest chain, media reported." That's a recession-era deal if ever we've seen one.
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