Dubai records largest number of hotel rooms under construction pipeline
Dubai has reported the largest number of hotel rooms under construction phase in June this year, says latest report by STR Global.
The Global Construction Pipeline Report for June 2012 revealed that Dubai has 11,307 rooms under construction at present. Out of the total of 506 hotels, and a total of 129,077 rooms in pipeline in MENA region, the number of rooms under construction in Abu Dhabi, is only half of those recorded in Dubai. Abu Dhabi has reported a total of 5,658 rooms under construction.
Last year, Dubai recorded a strong performance, with total number of guests growing to 32.8mn, according to Department of Commerce and Tourism Marketing data, which also revealed that hotels in the emirate reported a 23 percent year-on-year increase, while total revenues grew 20 percent to Dh.16bn in 2011.
Posted on 23/7/2012
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