Tophotelprojects.com: Nearly 500 new top hotels world wide are close to opening
The first-class and luxury hotel industry continues to grow rapidly. World wide, nearly 500 new top hotels with around 199,000 rooms will be opened over the next months. 28 percent of openings take place in Europe, 27 percent in North America and 41 percent in East Asia. This is shown by research conducted by tophotelprojects.com, the leading international database for hotel projects. 32 hotel projects have more than 500 rooms (mainly in Asia).
The largest hotel to soon welcome its first guests is the Marina Bay Sands Hotel in Singapore (www.marinabaysands.com) with 2,600 rooms. The large-scale project of Las Vegas Sands Corp. will be completed in the course of the next year.
Among the hotel projects in Germany scheduled to open in the next months, are:
– Mövenpick Hotel Düsseldorf (201 rooms, www.moevenpick-hotels.com)
– Columbia Hotel Wilhelmshaven (145 rooms, www.columbia-hotels.com)
– Hilton Garden Inn Airrail Center Frankfurt Airport (314 rooms, www.airrail.de)
– Andel’s Hotel Berlin (557 rooms, www.andelsberlin.com)
– Fürst Pückler Resort Bad Muskau (138 rooms, www.f-p-resort.de)
170 new hotel projects
Over the course of the past four weeks, the project database tophotelprojects.com recorded over 170 new hotel constructions with over 36,000 rooms world wide, a fourth of which will be realized in Europe, including the Scandic Hotel Hamburg (325 rooms, opening 2011) and the Welcome Hotel Frankfurt/Main (173 rooms, opening 2010).
„We are observing the new and ongoing hotel projects very closely and are only recording sporadic cancellations of projects, so far“, as Rolf W. Schmidt, managing partner of CHD Expert / Marktplatz Hotel GmbH (publisher of tophotelprojects.com) explains the market development. To date, there were project cancellations with renovations and delays with new construction projects. Overall, the growth in hotel projects showed no major setback.
tophotelprojects.com at a glance:
– number of projects world wide: 3,070 (with 753,929 rooms)
- average size per hotel: 249 rooms
- first-class projects: 1,515
- luxury hotel projects: 1,368
– projects by region:
Africa – 120, Asia – 1,009, Europe – 1,165, North America – 703
Top Hotel Project of the Month: Hotel Cruiser „Queen Elizabeth 2“
About CHD Expert / Marketplatz Hotel GmbH: The business branches range from market research over direct marketing to data management. The company philosophy is „Know it and do it!“. The company was founded 1997 as Marktplatz Hotel GmbH and for seven years, now, belongs to the internationally operating CHD Expert Group with branches in all economically significant European countries, as well as the USA and Canada. CHD Expert is part of the Preferred Partners of the German Hotel Association (IHA). Its clientele includes well-known companies in the fields of food & beverages, furnishing and media, amongst others. More information: www.tophotelprojects.com/de.