STR Global reports August 2010 Asia/Pacific hotel pipeline

STR Global reports August 2010 Asia/Pacific hotel pipeline

The Asia/Pacific hotel development pipeline comprises 1,037 hotels totalling 255,208 rooms, according to the August 2010 STR Global Construction Pipeline Report released this week.

China reported the most rooms in the total active pipeline among the region’s countries with 134,832, followed by India with 47,477 rooms. China also reported the most rooms in the In Construction phase with 92,559 rooms.

Among the key markets in the region, Shanghai, China, ended the month with the most rooms in the total active pipeline with 13,227 rooms. Two other markets reported more than 5,000 rooms in the total active pipeline: Bangkok, Thailand (9,138 rooms) and New Delhi, India (7,215 rooms).

Four of the seven Chain Scale segments each accounted for more than 15 percent of rooms in the total active pipeline: the Upscale segment (24.6 percent and 62,671 rooms); the Upper Upscale segment (24.4 percent and 62,153 rooms); the Unaffiliated segment (18.6 percent and 47,574 rooms); and the Luxury segment (17.7 percent and 45,246 rooms).