Distressed inventory refers to hotel rooms that are unlikely to sell at full price, so have been reduced in cost. Hotels often significantly reduce prices to encourage consumers to book last-minute and to avoid their rooms going unoccupied.


Inventory can become distressed for a number of reasons, but the most common is cancellations in close proximity to the booking date.

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