“While 75 percent of the top North American travel markets are experiencing growth, hoteliers, need to monitor the pace of transient reservations, particularly business travelers as this segment has dipped slightly in recent months,” said John Hach, Senior Industry Analyst at TravelClick. For the next 12 months (April 2015 – March 2016), overall committed occupancy* is up 2.1 percent when compared to the same time last year. ADR is up 4.4 percent based on reservations currently on the books. Transient bookings (individual reservations made by business and leisure travelers) are up 1.3 percent year-over-year and ADR for this segment is up 4.6 percent. When broken down further, the transient leisure (discount, qualified and wholesale) segment is showing occupancy gains of 2.6 percent and ADR gains of 2.8 percent. Transient business (negotiated and retail) segment occupancy is down -0.6 percent and ADR is up 6.9 percent. Group segment occupancy is ahead by 2.5 percent and ADR is up 4.0 percent, compared to the same time last year. Get the full story at TravelClick