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US tops global hotel construction pipeline

The U.S. cities of New York City (166 projects), Dallas (162 projects), Los Angeles (158 projects) and Houston (146 projects) grabbed the largest share of the hotel project pipeline.

Globally, four hotel companies made up more than half of construction activity — Marriott International, Hilton Worldwide, InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) and AccorHotels. IHG’s Holiday Inn Express, Hampton by Hilton, Marriott’s Fairfield Inn and AccorHotels’ Ibis Brands were the leading hotel brands in the pipeline.

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