Germany stays hot spot for hotel investors and operators

394 new hotels with more than 56,700 rooms in pipeline

Berlin, Germany – 30 March 2015 – Hotels of the future are being planned in Berlin: At the International Hotel Investment Forum and the world’s largest travel fair ITB Berlin several hotel companies announced their latest plans. It is notable that Germany, as the strongest economy in Europe, will still be in the hotel investors’ focus. With 394 projects and in total about 56,700 rooms, the number of newly constructed hotels is as high as never before. This was announced by TOPHOTELPROJECTS, the worldwide leading provider of global b2b hotel data.

Motel One will open a budget design hotel late 2016 with 582 rooms and panorama lounge in the top floor in Berlin – vis-à-vis by Waldorf Astoria

Motel One will open a budget design hotel late 2016 with 582 rooms and panorama lounge in the top floor in Berlin – vis-à-vis by Waldorf Astoria

After a tourism record year with 424 million overnight stays (+3%) and more and more foreign guests, Germany is considered to be particularly interesting with its stable economic growth rates. Especially in the capital Berlin 29 new hotels are currently in the pipeline with a total of 5,300 rooms, which increases the price war.

After a tourism record year with 424 million overnight stays (+3%) and more and more foreign guests, Germany is considered to be particularly interesting with its stable economic growth rates. Especially in the capital Berlin currently 29 new hotels are in the pipeline with a total of 5,300 rooms, which increases the price war.

New on the Berlin hotel market is the Titanic Deluxe hotel in a prime location in mid Berlin with 208 rooms, most excellent furnished and generously dimensioned “hammam”. Close to the central Alexanderplatz a Hampton by Hilton hotel will arise with 344 rooms, the largest one by this hotel brand so far. The InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) is bank on the budget segment in the capital and announced the opening of Holiday Inn Express hotels near the Alexanderplatz in 2017. End of 2016, Motel One will open a hotel tower with 582 rooms and panoramic lounge on its top floor in Berlin’s City West – straight opposite to the new top hotels Waldorf Astoria and 25hours Bikini.

Hotel new buildings in the largest cities in Germany
Berlin – 29 projects with about 5,300 rooms
Hamburg – 28 / 4.944
Munich – 26 / 4.397
Frankfurt/Main – 20 / 3.848
Stuttgart – 10 / 1.599
Leipzig – 9 / 1.448
Dusseldorf – 7 / 1.080
Essen – 6 / 884
Nuremberg – 6 / 1.056
Dresden – 5 / 664
Bremen – 4 / 703
Cologne – 3 / 517
Duisburg – 3 / 425
Munster – 3 / 440
Bonn – 2 / 536
Hannover – 2 / 391
Dortmund – 1 / 150
Bielefeld – 1 / 120
(Source: tophotelprojects.com / February 2015)

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