|London's hotel market is booming.|
Monday, 14th May 2012
Source : TOPHOTELPROJECTS
20 new top hotels have opened their doors during the past year – 37 new hotel projects with more than 8,800 rooms are in the pipeline – further 10 new hotels will open up until the 2012 Summer Olympics.
No one would ever imagine, that London could not offer a sufficient number of hotel rooms or premium hotel properties. The UK capital still is the melting-pot of the British Empire and talking point in respect to its numerous hotel projects.
According to TOPHOTELPROJECTS, the leading information service for international hotel construction and development projects, 20 new four and five star rated hotels with more than 4,200 rooms have opened their doors during the past year. Over the next three years further 37 new top hotels with more than 8,800 rooms will be inaugurated. Among them the 195-room Shangri-La in the new skyscraper “The Shard” (TOPHOTELPROJECTS Nr. 616), expected to open up in spring 2013.
Until the start of the Summer Olympics by the end of July a total of 22 first class and luxury hotel will have opened their doors in London, including the new ME London by Mélia International (TOPHOTELPROJECTS Nr. 9182, 157 rooms) located in prime location in a former bank office building.
In early July the InterContinental Westminster (TOPHOTELPROJECTS Nr. 8900, 256 rooms), nearby New Scotland Yard at St. James Park, will officially open. And close to the legendary Wembley Stadium the new Hilton Hotel (TOPHOTELPROJECTS Nr. 12670, 306 rooms) will be ready to host its first guests this summer.