According to the latest data from STR, there
were 1,892 hotel projects in Asia Pacific's hotel pipeline in
April 2019, accounting for 423,343 rooms under construction.
This represents a 23.3% year-on-year increase in
the number of rooms in the final phase of the development
A majority of the regionís hotel rooms under construction
are in three segments. Of those three, upper midscale projects represented the largest percentage increase (+41.9%) in activity
1. Upscale: 109,689 rooms (+12.3%)
Upper Midscale: 99,013 rooms (+41.9%)
3. Upper Upscale: 95,915
Five countries reported more than 20,000
rooms under construction. China led with 225,170 rooms, or 8.8% of the countryís existing supply, followed by
Japan with 39,864 hotel rooms, or 6.1% of existing supply.
225,170 rooms (8.8%)
2. Japan: 39,864 rooms (6.1%)
Indonesia: 26,431 rooms (7.3%)
4. Vietnam: 24,831 rooms (25.6%)
5. India: 21,068 rooms (7.4%)
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