CBRE, a real estate and investment firm, anticipates that U.S. hotel occupancy will rise to 66.2 percent in 2019, marking a fifth straight record level, and that occupancy will be fueled by a 2.1 percent bump in demand, which will offset a hotel supply increase of 1.9 percent. Most recently, during the third quarter of 2018, some companies — including InterContinental Hotels Group and Choice Hotels International — reported some softness in their reported revenue per available room (RevPAR). Marriott International, the world’s largest hotel company, saw its North American RevPAR go up a mere 0.6 percent. Get the full story at Skift and CBRE Hotels Americas Research