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There’s no slowdown in growth as Asia-Pacific’s hotel pipeline expands.

There are 2,363 hotels totalling 554,532 rooms Under Contract in the Asia Pacific region, according to the June 2015 STR Global Construction Pipeline Report.

This represents a 6.7-percent increase in rooms Under Contract compared with June 2014, and a 0.6-percent year-over-year increase in rooms under construction.

The 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 260,215 rooms in 1,031 hotels under construction for the month.

Among the countries in the region, China reported the most rooms under construction with 145,167 in 452 hotels

Three other countries reported more than 10,000 rooms under construction: Indonesia (27,243 rooms in 148 hotels); India (26,159 rooms in 158 hotels); and Malaysia (10,806 rooms in 39 hotels).

James Wilkinson

Editor-In-Chief, Hotel Management