[UPDATE, May 5: Travel agencies will earn commissions on the IHG rates, according to a press official.]

[UPDATE, May 3: InterContinental Hotels Group is "working diligently" to make the new member rates available via GDSs "in the coming weeks," according to an IHG letter to travel professionals.]

Confused about how and whether to access some of the big chains' new members-only rates? You're not alone.

Hyatt said its member rates are not in the global distribution systems and agents need to log . . .

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