LONDON—The Central/South America region added 47 new hotels with 6,121 rooms in 2012, according to data from STR Global.
Among the Chain Scale segments, the Upscale segment added the most new rooms in 2012 with 11 hotels and 2,017 rooms. Four other segments reported more than 500 new rooms in 2012: the Upper Upscale segment (three hotels with 1,849 rooms); the Upper Midscale segment (seven properties with 907 rooms); the Midscale segment (17 hotels with 601 rooms); and the Independent segment (seven hotels with 539 rooms).
The Central/South American hotel development pipeline comprises 232 hotels totalling 35,686 rooms, according to the December 2012 STR Global Construction Pipeline Report.
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