A new website promising properties “which offer a ‘real’ travelling experience and local knowledge” has been unveiled by SpeedyBooker, listing small hotels, B&Bs, holiday lets, apartments and universities among its portfolio to help independent hotels stand out among a sea of budget properties and “faceless chains”.

Ten-year-old SpeedyBooker processes more than 60,000 bookings a year through its own and partner websites including universityrooms.com and britainsfinest.co.uk.

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