According to STR's March 2014 STR Global Construction Pipeline Report, Central and South America's hotel development pipeline comprised of 390 hotels totaling 63,780 rooms.
Among the countries in the region, Brazil ended the month with the most rooms in construction with 12,937 rooms. Five other countries reported more than 800 rooms under construction: Colombia (2,805 rooms); Panama (1,919 rooms); Argentina (1,719 rooms); Chile (985 rooms); and Costa Rica (899 rooms).
The total under contract data includes projects in the In Construction, Final Planning and Planning stages but does not include projects in the unconfirmed stage.
Panama-based Red Frog Beach Island Resort & Spa announced this week the resort's newest amenity, La Rosa Beach Club. The new addition features event and meeting spaces, a bar, a restaurant, a stunning waterfall and an infinity-edge pool.
Billionaire real estate developer and U.S. President Donald Trump, who once considered building luxury hotels in Cuba, is getting set to swing a sky-high verbal crane over the tiny Communist-governed nation.