MKG Global hotel ranking: The leaders grow stronger
growth last year. While it flirted with 3% in recent years, the growth rate did not surpass 1.2% across 2013. Overall, the global hotel supply (branded and independent supply) grew by close to 200,000 rooms.
growth of the branded hotel supply made up for the contraction of the independent supply on some mature markets. With some 240,000 additional rooms, the chain supply thus reached 7.85 million rooms on January 1, 2014.
Growth in the branded supply was supported by the dynamism of leading hotel groups