STR Global reports Middle East/Africa pipeline for October 2009
The Middle East/Africa hotel development pipeline includes 437 hotels comprising 120,682 rooms, according to the October 2009 STR Global Construction Pipeline Report released this week.
Among the Chain Scale segments, three segments accounted for nearly 70 percent of the total active pipeline. The Luxury segment and the Unaffiliated segment each made up 24.3 percent of the total active pipeline with 29,332 and 29,272 rooms, respectively. The Upscale segment accounted for 21.2 percent of the total active pipeline with 25,642 rooms. The Midscale without Food and Beverage segment made up the smallest portion of the total active pipeline, (1.3 percent) with 1,558 rooms.
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