However, there remains some positive news, as 18 of the top 25 North American markets are still showing overall year-over-year increases in committed occupancy* growth. “New reservation growth has considerably weakened over the past month,” said John Hach, TravelClick’s senior industry analyst. “The decline is more prevalent within the business travel segment and is now impacting overall transient demand. On the positive side, committed occupancy is showing an increase of 2.5 percent over last year, and there is encouraging group reservation demand in the majority of North American markets.” Get the full story at TravelClick