According to the June 2012 STR Global
Construction Pipeline Report, the Asia Pacific hotel development
pipeline comprises 1,625 hotels totalling 374,604 rooms.
Among the Chain Scale segments, the Upscale
segment reported the largest number of rooms in the total active
pipeline with 25.7% and 96,274 rooms.
Three other segments each accounted for
15% of rooms in the total active pipeline or more: the Upper
Upscale segment (23.8% with 89,325 rooms); the Luxury segment
(18.6% with 69,812 rooms); and the Unaffiliated segment (15.0%
with 56,184 rooms).
Three segments each made up more than 20% of
rooms under construction: the Upper Upscale segment (28.8% with
63,180 rooms); the Upscale segment (24.7% with 54,307 rooms); and
the Luxury segment (20.6% with 45,234 rooms).
The Caribbean/Mexico hotel development pipeline
comprises 135 hotels totaling 19,749 rooms.
Among the region's
countries, Mexico reported the largest number of rooms under
construction with 32 properties and 4,304 rooms.
to report a significant number of rooms in the In Construction
phase: the Dominican Republic (11 properties with 1,735 rooms);
the Bahamas (two properties with 510 rooms); Aruba (one property
with 320 rooms); and Puerto Rico (two properties with 265 rooms).
America hotel development pipeline comprises 227 hotels totalling
Among the region's countries, Panama
reported the largest expected room growth (+38.9%) if all 5,592
rooms in its total active pipeline open.
Other markets to report a
significant expected room growth: Paraguay (+38.2% with 796
rooms); Colombia (+19.5% with 3,705 rooms); Uruguay (+11.1% with
529 rooms); and Nicaragua (+8.4% with 330 rooms).
The Europe hotel development pipeline comprises
902 hotels totalling 145,093 rooms.
Among the countries in
the region, the United Kingdom ended the month with the largest
number of rooms under construction with 8,743 rooms.
countries reported more than 2,000 rooms in the In Construction
phase: Russia (7,453 rooms); Germany (5,169 rooms); Turkey (4,869
rooms); Italy (2,617 rooms); and the Netherlands (2,407 rooms).
The Middle East/Africa
hotel development pipeline comprises 506 hotels totalling 129,077
Among the key markets in the region, Dubai, United
Arab Emirates, reported the largest number of rooms in the In Construction phase with 11,307 rooms.
Four other markets ended the
month with more than 1,000 rooms under construction: Abu Dhabi,
United Arab Emirates (5,658 rooms); Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (4,474
rooms); Cairo, Egypt (2,209 rooms); and Amman, Jordan (1,719
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