127,840 hotel rooms under construction in MEA: report

February 16, 2014 3:23 am

STR Global has said the January hotel development pipeline in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) included 127,840 rooms in 525 hotels, Gulf News has reported. With 43,183 rooms, the upper upscale segment accounted for the majority of rooms in the total active pipeline. The upscale segment accounted for 25,213 rooms, while the luxury segment represented 25,150 rooms, and the unaffiliated segment had 21,260 rooms, according to the January 2014 STR Global Construction Pipeline report.