Cross-border entities have pulled back on investment in the U.S. hospitality sector this year. : Foreign investors reduced buying activity in the U.S. hotel sector so far this year, according to industry experts. Cross-border net hotel acquisitions have “definitely been decelerating,” according to Matthew Schreck, senior quantitative strategist at Ten-X Commercial, a commercial real estate marketplace. Dispositions of U.S. hotel assets by international entities totaled around $607 million year-to-date in 2019, compared to $588 million in cross-border hotel acquisitions. That leaves year-to-date net acquisitions of hotels by foreign entities down $18.8 million.