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Hotel room developments
  • New hotel room developments in Kenya have dropped.
  • With continued signing activity (19 hotels with about 5,200 rooms in 2023) Egypt now accounts for 28 per cent of the total pipeline.
  • When it comes to hotels under construction, Marriott International leads the way, with 138 hotels (15,011 rooms) currently being built.

Kenya has ranked seventh in Africa among the countries with the highest number of hotel room developments by international hotel chains, a drop from position five in 2022.

This is according to the latest survey by Lagos-based W Hospitality Group, in association with the Africa Hospitality Investment Forum (AHIF). From the survey, Kenya has 31 hotels with a total of 4,268 rooms on the pipeline with an average room size in these hotels is approximately 138 square feet.

North Africa continues to dominate the planned supply, with Morocco and Egypt together comprising almost 31 per cent of the …