Living in today’s noisy world of hotel mergers and acquisitions, it’s hard to keep track of the top hotel brands and their properties. We put together this list so you can comprehensively understand the landscape of the hospitality industry today.
Continue reading to discover the breadth of properties associated with these major groups:
1. Hilton Hotel and Resorts
Mission Statement: Hilton’s (NASDAQ: HLT) mission is to be the preeminent global hospitality company — the first choice of guests, team members, and owners alike.
Total Properties: Globally 4,200 hotels in 93 countries and territories
Rewards Program: HHonors
Hilton Brand Breakdown
About: Each hotel and resort offers guests world-class style, unparalleled service, and the exquisite accommodations and signature accouterments that define luxury.
Total Properties: 35
About: Conrad Hotels and Resorts promises our guest stylish accommodations, seamless service, infinite connections, and value at sought after, urban locations and luxury resort destinations.
Total Properties: 42
About: Canopy by Hilton is the hotel brand that creates “a positive stay” with its simple, guest-directed service and thoughtful, local choices.
Total Properties: 13
About: Curio is a collection of independent, remarkable hotels whose only unifying characteristic is their glorious individuality. Each hotel is hand-picked for its distinct character and personality, appealing to passionate travelers seeking local discovery.
Total Properties: 53
About: It all starts with a warm chocolate chip cookie, simple touch that sets the tone to create a rewarding experience for a guest’s entire stay. DoubleTree by Hilton understands that doing the little things well can mean everything.
Total Properties: 600+
About: At Embassy Suites Hotels, we anticipate travelers’ needs and deliver what matters most.
Total Properties: 257
About: Hilton Garden Inn is the award-winning, upscale, yet affordable hotel brand that enables travelers to discover and connect while on the road.
Total Properties: 865
About: Hampton is about celebration and diversity–embracing local culture and giving guests a true experience during their stay, one that is filled with local flavor and wrapped in the beauty that is Hamptonality.
Total Properties: 2,300+
About: Homewood Suites by Hilton offers a unique approach to longer stays allowing guests to stay in their routine while traveling for business or leisure.
Total Properties: 450
About: Home2 Suites by Hilton is an innovative, modern approach to mid-scale extended stay travel.
Total Properties: 375
2. Hyatt Hotel Corporation
Mission Statement: Hyatt’s (NASDAQ: H) mission is to provide authentic hospitality by making a difference in the lives of the people we touch every day.
Total Properties: 445
Rewards Program: World of Hyatt
Hyatt Brand Breakdown
About: Park Hyatt, located in premier city-centre locations, are designed for the individual traveler seeking personalized service, gourmet dining, exceptional concierge services, unparalleled business amenities and luxurious small meeting and event facilities.
Total Properties: 47
About: Andaz properties reflect the unique personality of each locale, and are dedicated to creating inspiring and vibrant living spaces where travelers can indulge in their own personal sense of comfort and style with attentive and unscripted service.
Total Properties: 22
About: Grand Hyatt hotels provide global travelers with luxurious accommodations and spas, dramatic architecture, multiple exceptional restaurants and bars, and state-of-the-art technology to create memorable experiences in gateway cities and magnificent resort locations.
Total Properties: 55
About: Hyatt Hotels, located in prime destinations and business districts, offer an intimate environment for travelers eager to experience the local flair. Guests enjoy personalized service and modern comfort in rooms and locally-inspired restaurant/bars.
Total Properties: 15
About: Hyatt Regency hotels and resorts located in leading destinations worldwide, feature innovative guestroom designs, extensive meeting facilities, energizing restaurants, and bars; all the ensure every guest will find the right space to connect to whomever and whatever matters most.
Total Properties: 200
About: Hyatt Place combines style, innovation and 24/7 convenience to create a perfectly seamless stay with every modern comfort you deserve.
Total Properties: 360
About: Hyatt House offers upscale home comfort for extended stay guests to make them feel more like residents.
Total Properties: 103
About: The Hyatt Zilara & Ziva are all-inclusive resorts that create endless opportunities to live in the moment. Hyatt Zilara is adults-only, while Ziva offers fun for guests of all ages.
Total Properties: 8
About: A collection of generously appointed luxury residences in exclusive destinations, it’s an enticing alternative to a vacation or second home.
Total Properties: 16
Core Values: Marriott’s (NASDAQ: MAR) core values include “putting people first, pursuing excellence, embracing change, acting with integrity and serving our world.”
Total Properties: 7,000+
Rewards Program: Marriott Bonvoy
Marriott Brand Breakdown
About: The company’s global flagship brand, offers a travel experience that inspires performance on the road. The brand continues its leadership as the first choice for travelers, owners, and franchisees for over 50 years.
Total Properties: 503
About: The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. is a global leader in luxury travel. It manages luxury hotels and resorts, private condominiums, fractional ownership, innovative retail sales, and golf communities featuring exclusive private homes, elegant spas and legendary restaurants.
Total Properties: 108
About: Aloft delivers a fresh, fun and fulfilling reinvention of the travel experience.
Total Properties: 140
About: This collection of sophisticated, intimate luxury properties tucked away in exclusive destinations in Milan and Bali exudes Bulgari’s legendary interpretation of contemporary design and cuisine.
Total Properties: 6
About: As a world-class luxury hotel brand offering a carefully orchestrated guest journey, JW Marriott is focused on only what is truly desired and on details that are never too small to escape notice. It conveys an air simple elegance that is welcoming, comfortable and allows experienced travelers to feel free to be themselves.
Total Properties: 80
About: Authentic locations and inspiring cultures are the backdrop to an exclusive selection of hotels and resorts in over fifty countries.
Total Properties: 114
About: EDITION was created in partnership with boutique hotel pioneer Ian Schrager to introduce a new brand with as many as 100 hotels that have perfected a highly personal, intimate and rarified experience for each guest.
Total Properties: 10
About: A collection of high-personality, independent hotels, powered by the world-class platforms of Marriott International.
Total Properties: 180
About: Renaissance Hotels invite guests to “stay interesting” at distinctive hotels offering unique, locally relevant architecture and design, destination restaurants and bars, and off-the-radar travel experiences worldwide.
Total Properties: 175
About: AC Hotels by Marriott is stylish, urban, cosmopolitan and tailor-made for people looking for a new way of understanding, experiencing and feeling the city.
Total Properties: 80
About: Marriott International’s first entry into the economy tier, three-star hospitality segment in Europe. Designed to capture the rapidly emerging millennial traveler, the new brand combines contemporary stylish design, approachable service and, most importantly, an affordable price.
Total Properties: 14 open, 7 additional locations planned
About: As the industry pioneer in the upper-moderate, select-service category, Courtyard continues to redefine business travel by providing a smart, dynamic and focused travel experience to help guests maximize their time on the road.
Total Properties: 1,145
About: With contemporary suites and spa-like design blending substance and style, SpringHill Suites adds a breath of fresh air to the travel experience. This brand is purposefully designed for the rapidly growing segment of lifestyle travelers seeking smart, stylish experiences in the upper-moderate tier.
Total Properties: 350+
About: Fairfield Inn & Suites is focused on building travelers’ confidence in a successful trip by providing a consistent hotel experience. The brand’s evolution as a leader in the moderate tier continues, with flexible and efficient prototype designs and refreshing, vibrant decor.
Total Properties: 800+
About: Residence Inn, the founding leader of the extended-stay category, is designed to help business travelers thrive on long stays.
Total Properties: 735
About: TownePlace Suites delivers an all-suite experience for the do-it-yourself, self-sufficient extended-stay traveler, while offering superior efficiencies and value for franchisees
Total Properties: 400
About: With locations worldwide, Marriott Executive Apartments offers corporate residential accommodations designed to meet the needs of business executives on an overseas assignment of 30 days or more.
Total Properties: 29
About: From the scenic banks of the Potomac in Washington D.C. to the lively heart of Music City in Nashville, Gaylord Hotels celebrate the heritage of their destinations. Fueled by the brand’s hallmark “Everything in one place” concept, Gaylord Hotels resort vacations blend magnificent settings, luxurious rooms and world-class entertainment.
Total Properties: 5
About: Delta Hotels and Resorts will be a leading player in the hospitality industry that attracts valued owners, passionate employees, and loyal guests. We will exceed expectations.
Total Properties: 38
About: Get everything you’re looking for with style and service you want, all at a great price.
Total Properties: 300+
About: Westin Hotels & Resorts are designed to engage the senses in a soothing atmosphere. Recharge in energizing cities and refresh at resorts worldwide.
Total Properties: 230+
About: All hotels within The Luxury Collection, some centuries old, are recognized as being among the world’s finest. In renowned cities and resort destinations, The Luxury Collection provides an exceptional experience.
Total Properties: 121
About: Experience the perfect balance of both style and soul with W Hotels. While you’re with us you’ll delight in signature restaurants, iconic design, select spa treatment with Bliss, our exclusive Whatever/Whenever service and more.
Total Properties: 80
About: Sheraton Hotels & Resorts welcomes guests in all corners of the world–from Australia to Uruguay. From full-service hotels to relaxing resorts, Sheraton enables you to connect to your location and to those back home.
Total Properties: 465
About: An impeccable staff, offering flawless and discreet service, ensures an extraordinary stay at St. Regis Hotels & Resorts.
Total Properties: 46
About: A renewing haven for the road-weary traveler, element SM transforms the extended stay experience by providing guests with a space to live their lives as they wish, at their own pace.
Total Properties: 85+
4. InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG)
Mission Statement: IHG’s (NASDAQ: IHG) mission is to create great hotels guests love.
Total Properties: 5,656
Rewards Program: IHG Rewards Club
IHG Brand Breakdown
About: The world’s first truly international hotel brand, InterContinental Hotels & Resorts is located in more than 60 countries with local insight that comes from over 60 years of experience.
Total Properties: 210
About: An upscale brand of major urban centers, gateway cities and resort destinations offering business travelers high levels of comfort, service, and amenities.
Total Properties: 410
About: Hotel Indigo is known as the industry’s first branded boutique hotel, artfully combining the conveniences and consistencies of a brand hotel with the design cache and service personality of a boutique.
Total Properties: 83
About: One of the world’s most recognized hotel brands with a global reputation for service, comfort and value.
Total Properties: 1,173
About: A fresh, clean, uncomplicated hotel choice offering comfort, convenience and good value.
Total Properties: 2,726
About: An extended stay hotel brand offering comfortable and stylish accommodation.
Total Properties: 220
About: A clean, uncomplicated extended stay hotel choice offering convenience and good value.
Total Properties: 342
About: EVEN Hotels is aimed at business and leisure travelers who are looking for a wellness experience in a hotel stay at a mainstream price point.
Total Properties: 10
About: An upscale hotel brand that is designed specially for Chinese travelers.
Total Properties: 8
Mission Statement: Wyndham’s (NASDAQ: WYN) mission is to be the global leader in travel accommodations, welcoming their guests to iconic brands and vacation destinations through their signature Count On Me! service.
Total Properties: 7,500
Rewards Program: Wyndham Rewards
Wyndham Brand Breakdown
About: Situated in key destinations around the world, each Wyndham Grand Hotel and resort is a one-of-a-kind experience with a compelling local flavor.
Total Properties: 53
About: Wyndham Hotels and Resorts is an upscale, full-service brand with properties located in kay vacation and business destinations across the world.
Total Properties: 118
About: Wyndham Garden hotels are perfectly situated in key business, airport and suburban locations. We offer tasteful, intimate hotels with comfortable guest rooms that offer a wealth of thoughtful amenities.
Total Properties: 66
About: TRYP by Wyndham is a select-service urban hotel brand with over 120 hotels in many of the most cosmopolitan cities across Europe and the Americas like Madrid, Barcelona, Paris, Berlin, Lisbon, Frankfurt, Buenos Aires, New York City, Sao Paulo and Montevideo.
Total Properties: 119
About: Wingate by Wyndham gives you all of the tools for success for one simple rate.
Total Properties: 117
About: With large, spacious rooms and amenities you’ll love, Hawthorn is the perfect place to spend an extended stay. Whether on the road for work or traveling on vacation, you’ll enjoy more ways to stay connected, productive and comfortable at Hawthorn.
Total Properties: 110
About: Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham, the award-winning chain of all newly-constructed, interior corridor hotels, continues to raise the bar in economy lodging.
Total Properties: 345
About: With 845 locations in over 50 countries, Ramada Worldwide offers a welcoming and restorative experience where you can relax and be yourself.
Total Properties: 876
About: Listening to our guests and treating them like neighbors is what we do best.
Total Properties: 523
About: With nearly 1,800 locations worldwide, Days Inn hotels offer great value to leisure and business travelers including free Daybreak Breakfast and free high-speed Internet access.
Total Properties: 1,716
About: With nearly 2,000 convenient locations across North America offering free breakfast and free high speed internet access, and over 600 properties through China, Super 8 is one number you can count on for a great night’s rest.
Total Properties: 2,434
About: For value-conscious families looking for familiar and dependable accommodations, Howard Johnson is a nationally recognized lodging chain with a heritage of hospitality.
Total Properties: 333
About: Travelodge is a favorite for people who enjoy going on adventures with the entire family.
Total Properties: 449
About: Dolce Hotels and Resorts is a unique global hospitality company specializing in delivering an exceptional meetings experience by providing the most inspiring, hospitable and thoughtful environments for people to meet and learn.
Total Properties: 16
Want to learn more about hotel brands?
The three largest hotel brands by number of properties are OYO, Wyndham, and Marriott.
The major hotel groups in the USA are Hilton, Hyatt, Marriott, IHG, and Wyndham.
Bulgari Hotels and Resorts, The Ritz-Carlton, St. Regis, W, EDITION, JW Marriott, The Luxury Collection, Marriott Hotels, Westin, Le Méridien, Renaissance Hotels, Sheraton, Delta Hotels by MarriottSM, Marriott Executive Apartments, Marriott Vacation Club, Autograph Collection Hotels, Tribute Portfolio, Design Hotels, Gaylord Hotels, Courtyard, Four Points by Sheraton, SpringHill Suites, Fairfield Inn & Suites, Residence Inn, TownePlace Suites, AC Hotels by Marriott, Aloft, Element, Moxy Hotels, and Protea Hotels by Marriott.