Regional News

453 new hotels in pipeline

September 2015

The Middle East is witnessing a massive development in the hospitality sector with a total of 453 hotel projects planned in the next five years.

The new hotels will add 134,217 rooms to the hospitality offering in the region, said the report compiled by JLL for The Hotel Show Dubai, to be held in this month (September 28 to 30).

“The UAE currently leads hotel construction with Abu Dhabi and Dubai featuring as strong markets, and Saudi Arabia and Turkey following closely behind,” said Christine Davidson, group event director of the dmg events hospitality portfolio including The Hotel Show Dubai, the largest forum for the industry in the Middle East and Africa.

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