STR Global Reports Central And South America Hotel Pipeline For September 2009
Among the Chain Scales, the Economy, Upscale, and Upper Upscale segments accounted for the majority of rooms in the total active pipeline. The Economy segment reported the largest portion of rooms in the total active pipeline with 25.2 percent (5,481 rooms). The Upscale segment accounted for 22.8 percent of the total active pipeline with 4,958 rooms. The Upper Upscale segment made up 21.0 percent of the total active pipeline with 4,559 rooms.
Central/South America pipeline by Chain Scale segment for September 2009 (number of rooms)
*Includes those projects in the In Construction, Final Planning and Planning phases.
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