59 hotels set for opening in UAE in 2017, says report
15 September, 2016
The UAE’s hospitality industry will get a major boost in 2017 with the opening of 59 hotels, according to new data released by a study. The Middle East and Africa will welcome 316 new builds in 2017, opening the doors to 84,337 new rooms for tourists and holidaymakers, according to the Middle East and Africa Hotel Construction Overview report by TopHotelProjects. The report, released ahead of the 17th annual The Hotel Show Dubai, said the UAE accounts for almost 20 per cent of those developments, with 59 projects already underway, set to open in 2017.