Marriott, Hilton, IHG: are cuts to group commissions fair play or shortsighted?

Marriott, Hilton, IHG: are cuts to group commissions fair play or shortsighted? IHG has become the latest chain to axe commissions for hotel group bookings. But at a time of rising competition and soaring advertising and marketing costs is this wise? Source: Hotel Marketing Marriott, Hilton, IHG: are cuts to group commissions fair play or shortsighted?