By James Wilkinson in New York

Select service is the hottest growth category in the hotel industry and was a major talking point during this week’s 37th Annual NYU International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference (NYU) in New York.

In the annual press conference at NYU, the CEOs of Accor, Hilton and Wyndham talked about the growth of select service and HMTV was there to catch it on camera.

Click on the image above to hear what Christopher Nassetta (CEO, Hilton Worldwide), Sebastien Bazin (Chairman and CEO, Accor) and Geoff Ballotti (President and CEO, Wyndham Hotel Group) had to say.

Geoff Ballotti Wyndham

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James Wilkinson

Editor-In-Chief, Hotel Management