However, as business demand pace has slowed, there is an increased dependency on leisure and wholesale bookings with lower average daily rates (ADR) to drive occupancy, according to new data from TravelClick’s January 2016 North American Hospitality Review (NAHR). “While total committed occupancy for 2016 is off to a strong start, led with a significant increase in new group bookings added within the past 30 days, business demand pace has slowed, creating greater dependency on hoteliers to offset the slowing pace with discounted leisure and promotional bookings,” said John Hach, TravelClick’s senior industry analyst. “As a result, hoteliers must ensure that they are measuring and monitoring local advance booking trends across all channels to reach their 2016 revenue per available room (RevPAR) objectives.” Get the full story at TravelClick