New York City is seeing a dramatic increase in tourist numbers, and in response is planning to build an astounding 16,500 new hotel rooms.
STR, a provider of hotel data, reports the total number of hotel rooms in the works in most American cities is growing rapidly — some 180,000 units are under construction around the country, a 35 percent increase over last year. And New York City leads the way.
The city is looking forward to the opening of Arlo Hotels, which offers tiny, micro-rooms for rent; other newcomers in the Big Apple include The William Vale in Brooklyn; The Beekman, owned by Thompson Hotels, near Battery Park next to the iconic Brooklyn Bridge; and The Williamsburg Hotel, also in Brooklyn. Plenty others are in the works, too.
Other cities are following New York’s lead with the hotel building boom: Los Angeles, Dallas, Seattle, Denver, Chicago, Nashville and Miami are all expanding their capacities to host overnight visitors. Still, none come close to matching NYC; Los Angeles is the closest rival, but it’s building only 6,000 hotel rooms.
Major metropolises like New York, San Francisco, Tokyo and London are notoriously expensive destinations for a vacation, but a few formerly pricey locations are suddenly more affordable to visit in 2019. According to data from travel search engine Hipmunk, here are the top five international cities that now cater to travelers of all budgets.
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