Published 01 Apr,2021 via Arab News - Economy DUBAI - Saudi Arabia has the world’s biggest hotel pipeline, a report from STR reveals. The hotel research group said the country’s expected 67.1 percent increase in room supply over the next three years is the highest among the 50 most populated countries. “Saudi Arabia’s growth aspirations, along with the strength of other Middle East hospitality markets such as Qatar and the United Arab Emirates, is further validation that the region continues to emerge as a global tourist destination,” said Philip Wooller, STR’s regional director. ”Such growth is a testament to the strength and prospectus of the nation’s strong cultural and economic resources.” STR data shows 73,057 rooms in the Kingdom’s hotel pipeline. ...read more...