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Building better roads and airports across the U.S. will help build hotel profits, but not everyone will see an infrastructure windfall. This is largely a boost to brands like Choice and Wyndham — already profitable and not facing the uncertain recovery hurdles that some competitors face with business travel.

Series: Early Check-In

Early Check-In

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First thing every Monday morning, hospitality reporter Cameron Sperance brings readers exclusive reporting and insights into hotel deals and development, and how those trends are making an impact across the travel industry. Start your week by being smarter.

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Most of the world’s major hotel companies reported first quarter earnings over the last two weeks, and executives largely focused on expected record levels of summer leisure travel. But the CEOs of the only two companies to post a profit — Wyndham and Choice Hotels — als