In the past few weeks, two hotels have opened with a third to come later this month.
Two My Place leaders, its EVP Matt Campbell and Director of Public Relations Ngoc Thach, will serve on committees at the AH&LA.
The hotels comprise a dual-branded Courtyard by Marriott/Element by Westin, an Element by Westin, a citizenM and a boutique hotel.
Pebblebrook Hotel Trust has agreed to sell the 132-room Hotel Amarano Burbank, while two Washington, D.C., hotels will undergo renovations.
American Hospitality Properties Fund III has acquired 17 upper-midscale and midscale hotels.
All five hotels, which will be located between 30 and 45 minutes from Houston, will be five-story hotels with 60 rooms.
Aiden by Best Western @ Austin City Hotel in Texas includes an onsite restaurant and bar, an outdoor swimming pool and a fitness facility.
The company expects to break ground on the 138-room Hilton Garden Inn Steele Creek Charlotte in the first quarter of 2020.
Nine new hotels also are slated to open across the United States.
Lucror Resources and Sixty West Funds will develop the 125-room Motto by Hilton Atlanta Old Fourth Ward, which is slated to open in 2021.