The Central/South America hotel development pipeline comprises 248 hotels totalling 40,263 rooms, according to the August 2013 STR Global Construction Pipeline Report. The total active pipeline data includes projects in the In Construction, Final Planning and Planning stages but does not include projects in the Pre-Planning stage.
Among the Chain Scale segments, the Upper Midscale segment accounted for the largest portion of rooms in the region's total active pipeline, with 24.0 percent and 9,657 rooms. Two other segments each accounted for more than 15 percent of rooms in the total active pipeline: the Upscale segment (21.7 percent with 8,750 rooms) and the Midscale segment (18.8 percent with 7,575 rooms). The Luxury segment accounted for the smallest portion of rooms in the total active pipeline, with 6.2 percent and 2,511 rooms.
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