Hotel check out : boutique Autograph Collection opening in Barcelona - and best of the room sales
Marriott's boutique Autograph Collection will open a grand, historic property in central Barcelona next month.

The Hotel Cotton House is in the 19th century former headquarters of the Association of Cotton Manufacturers – there was a clue in the name – on the city's Gran Via de les Cortes Catalan, and will feature 83 rooms and suites, an entrance hall of mirrors leading to an impressive octagonal hall with two sweeping staircases, a terrace and rooftop pool.

Opening is scheduled for February 23 and rates will start at £160 a night. ,

Best of the hotel sales
InterContinental group has a flash sale for 48 hours starting at midnight on January 16 with rooms at 600 UK and European properties from £29 a night.

Brands on offer include InterContinental, Hotel Indigo, Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express and Staybridge Suites for stays to February 14.

The deal is open to members of the group's free-to-join Rewards Club loyalty programme and is available via the app or at and 0800 0831717.

*Book a two-night winter break at Macdonald Hotels' 40 UK locations and save up to 50%. Rooms start at £39 a night B&B based on two sharing and on bookings made before February 28 for stays up to March 19.

Direct online bookings also get a £10 room credit to spend during the stay. , use promo code WTW or call 0844 879 9278.

*Valentine's and Easter two-night B&B getaways cost from £26.70 per person per night in the QHotels sale, saving up to 40% and including free use of health and spa facilities, gyms and swimming pools.

Book by February 1 for stays at 27 UK properties to April 30 (Cameron House hotel at Loch Lomond only to March 31).

*Get up to 40% off rooms at 75 Mercure hotels spread across the UK this winter. The offer is on for stays to April 13 and rates start at £60 a night.

Sister brand ibis and ibis Styles has reductions of up to 30% on stays at nearly 70 UK and Ireland properties, also to April 13, with rooms starting at £35 a night. , ,

Air update
EasyJet’s ‘Happy Bums’ seat sale is on until January 13 and has more than 350,000 tickets with up to 20% off for travel to and from the UK from February 3 to July 8.

Flights on offer include: Liverpool to Madrid from £27.99, Luton to Amsterdam from £28.99, Gatwick to Naples from £28.99, Manchester to Geneva from £20.99, Gatwick to Marrakech from £30.99, Belfast to Paris from £25.99, Gatwick to Venice from £27.99, and Gatwick to Reykjavik from £39.99.

All prices are one-way per person and based on two people travelling on the same booking.