WHO HAS THE MOST PROJECTS IN THE PIPELINE?

Hotel project in construction

A report from Lodging Econometrics shows that the Americas has the most hotel projects currently in construction.

With 6,268 hotel projects and 800,298 guestrooms in the pipeline, the Americans have far and away the most projects.

Asia-Pacific follows the Americas with 4,205 hotel projects, however, it develops more guestrooms than any other region, with 907,867 in development.

The US alone has over 5,000 hotel projects and 636,674 guestrooms in construction, accounting for 41 percent of all projects worldwide.

The cities with the largest construction pipeline were New York, with 169 hotel projects and 29,641 guestrooms, followed by Dubai, Dallas, Houston and Shanghai.

The report showed the total pipeline project count at 12,714 projects and 2,139,002 rooms, up 7 percent by projects year-over-year.