Germany, UK record the largest hotel pipelines in Europe

Moxy London Excel, UK. Photo credit: Marriott International(Image: Marriott International)

Germany and the United Kingdom share the top spot in Europe’s construction pipeline with 246 projects each, according to the latest data from Lodging Econometrics.

However, Germany has the largest pipeline of guestrooms for the region with a total 47,927. The UK trails behind with 36,585 guestrooms. France’s project pipeline comes in third with 121 hotels and 13,618 guestrooms. 

Three countries in Europe recorded a total of 80 projects: Russia with 15,520 guestrooms, Poland with 12,468 guestrooms and Portugal with 8,310 guestrooms. 

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The project pipelines of Spain and Turkey follow close behind. Spain has 49 hotel projects with 11,457 guestrooms while Turkey has 70 hotel projects with 11,278 guestrooms. 

London currently has the largest pipeline by guestroom in the UK with 78 projects and 13,601 guestrooms. Dusseldorf has the second spot with 39 hotels projects and 8,461 guestrooms. 

Frankfurt follows with 29 hotel projects and 6,174 guestrooms. Hamburg has 27 projects with 5,934 guestrooms lined up while Warsaw has 30 projects with 5,916 guestrooms. Rounding out the list are Munich with 26 projects and 5,664, Moscow with 25 projects and 5,628 guestrooms and Istanbul with 30 hotel projects and 5,368 guestrooms.

AccorHotels Group has the largest pipeline in Europe with 209 projects and 26,936 guestrooms. Marriott International has the second largest hotel construction pipeline in the region with 187 projects and 31,855 guestrooms.
Hilton follows Marriott closely behind with 170 projects and 26,870 guestrooms. InterContinental Hotels Group rounds out the list with 133 projects and 22,590 guestrooms in its pipeline for Europe.

However, in terms of brands, Hilton’s Hampton Inn has the largest hotel construction pipeline with 73 projects and 11,080 guestrooms. IHG’s Holiday Inn Express has the second largest with 61 hotel projects and 9,395 guestrooms. Marriott’s Moxy pipeline follows with 56 projects and 10,302 guestrooms while Accor’s Ibis Styles has a pipeline of 50 hotel projects and 6,498 guestrooms in the region. 

Novum Group Hotels is the top regional hotel developer in Europe's construction pipeline. The company has 30 hotel projects with 5,714 guestrooms lined up for the continent. Whitbread Group follows with 20 hotel projects and 3,169 guestrooms. Deutsche Hospitality has the third largest pipeline with 18 projects and 3,718 guestrooms while NH Hotel Group has 16 hotel projects with 3,385 upcoming guestrooms for Europe.