At the end of March, Marriott cut commissions paid on North America group bookings from 10% to 7% across its brands. Hilton will do the same on Oct. 1. Hyatt still pays 10% commission on group bookings. "There's an economic reality," Hoplamazian said at the World Travel & Tourism Global Summit. "The issue for us is not to just treat it as a cost issue and say we'll follow because it will have a reduction in this line item on our P+L. We are thinking about it more holistically. What is the whole value equation? What is the net bottom line result of how we go to market? That may or may not look like what Hilton and Marriott have done." Get the full story at Travel Weekly Read also "Accor has no plans to follow Marriott in commission cuts"