The Saudi holy city of Makkah currently has 24,090 rooms in 15 projects under construction, the most in the Middle East.
According to STR’s October 2016 Pipeline Report, Dubai with 19,687 rooms in 67 hotels, is the only other market in the region to report more than 10,000 rooms under construction.
Regionally, the report showed that there were 158,714 rooms in 554 projects under contract in the Middle East.
Under contract data includes projects in the in construction, final planning and planning stages but does not include projects in the unconfirmed stage. More info
By Staff www.arabianbusiness.com