An unfair competition

 nothing to see here, move along, move along

nothing to see here, move along, move along

Hartford hotels are the cheapest in New England "vacation centers". I went to school in Hartford back in the late 70s. Other than Mark Twain's house, there was absolutely nothing of interest in the city then, and I'm sure (though I've never returned) there's less so now. If prices are set by supply and demand, there's probably one lost, befuddled family  of vacationers for every thousand hotel rooms in that blighted city, and they probably check out by midnight on the first day.