RevPAR would have grown an additional 0.7% if it weren't for the partial federal government shutdown in January, tough comparisons to hurricane recovery in Florida and Houston, and a lingering impact from the fourth-quarter labor strike in Hawaii.

Additionally, North American RevPAR was weighed down in part by a weak performance from limited-service hotels, for which RevPAR declined 0.3%. Marriott's limited-service brands include Courtyard, Residence Inn and Fairfield.

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