According to TravelClick's North American Distribution Review, in the fourth quarter of 2018, Rooms sold through both GDS and channels were up 6.4 percent and 2.0 percent, respectively, over the same time last year.

However, Online Travel Agency, Hotel Direct and Central Reservation Office (CRO) channels decreased -2.3 percent, -5.8 percent and -16.4 percent, respectively.

Across all distribution channels, ADR for Q4 2018 increased by 2.3 percent over the previous year. The Hotel Direct,, CRO and OTA channels had the highest ADR growth in Q4, up 4.0 percent, 2.7 percent, 1.5 percent and 1.2 percent, respectively, year-over-year.