Despite the financial downturn, hotels have been opening across the country this year. Here, the 10 cities with the most new rooms.*

By Catesby Holmes Darrell Hartman Alexander Basek Sherri Eisenberg Kathryn O'Shea-Evans Lisa Cheng Erin Florio Sarah Storms and Jennifer Coogan
May 10, 2010

Number of New Hotel Rooms

Las Vegas: 7,010

Orlando: 5,223

Houston: 5,145

San Antonio: 4,032

New York City: 3,920

Washington, D.C.: 3,082

Dallas: 2,936

Los Angeles: 2,929

Phoenix: 2,436

Atlanta: 2,154

* Figures from February 2009 to February 2010. Source: Smith Travel Research.