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Asia Pacific hotel pipeline for March 2017

STR’s March 2017 Pipeline Report shows 583,054 rooms in 2,611 hotel projects Under Contract in the Asia Pacific region. The total represents a 1.6% decrease in rooms Under Contract compared with March 2016.

Under Contract data includes projects in the In Construction, Final Planning and Planning stages but does not include projects in the Unconfirmed stage.

The region reported 267,986 rooms in 1,169 projects In Construction for the month. Based on number of rooms, that is a 4.1% increase in year-over-year comparisons.

Among Chain Scale segments, the Upscale segment accounted for the largest portion of rooms Under Contract (26.0% with 151,561 rooms) and In Construction (26.7% with 71,631 rooms).

The Upper Upscale segment was the only other segment to account for 20.0% or more rooms In Construction (24.8% with 66,360 rooms).

Asia Pacific pipeline by Chain Scale (number of rooms):

Chain Scale Existing Supply In Construction Under Contract
Luxury 200,271 40,020 78,130
Upper Upscale 333,611 66,360 144,048
Upscale 424,288 71,631 151,561
Upper Midscale 338,475 38,219 103,797
Midscale 297,896 13,254 33,686
Economy 664,511 4,601 9,402
Unaffiliated 2,070,413 33,901 62,430
Total 4,329,465 267,986 583,054

Source: STR / report as of March 2017, activity reported through February 2017. Under Contract data includes those projects in the In Construction, Final Planning and Planning stages

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