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 of some of the most Google-searched brands so you can understand the landscape of the hospitality industry today.
Continue reading to discover the breadth of properties associated with these major groups:
Hilton Hotel and Resorts
Hyatt Hotel Corporation
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 Waldorf Astoria 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 Conrad Hotels & Resorts 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 Canopy 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 Curio 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 DoubleTree 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+ Embassy Suites About: At Embassy Suites Hotels, we anticipate travelers’ needs and deliver what matters most. Total Properties: 257 Garden Inn 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 Hampton 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+ Homewood Suites 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 Home2 Suites 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 Park Hyatt 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 Andaz 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 Grand Hyatt 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 Hyatt Hotels 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 Hyatt Regency 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 Hyatt Place 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 Hyatt House About: Hyatt House offers upscale home comfort for extended stay guests to make them feel more like residents. Total Properties: 103 Hyatt Zilara & Ziva 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 Hyatt Residence Club 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
3. Marriott 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 Marriott Hotels 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 The Ritz-Carlton 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 Aloft About: Aloft delivers a fresh, fun and fulfilling reinvention of the travel experience. Total Properties: 140 Bulgari 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 JW Marriott 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 Le Meridien About: Authentic locations and inspiring cultures are the backdrop to an exclusive selection of hotels and resorts in over fifty countries. Total Properties: 114 Edition 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 Autograph Collection Hotels About: A collection of high-personality, independent hotels, powered by the world-class platforms of Marriott International. Total Properties: 180 Renaissance Hotels 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 AC Hotels by Marriott 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 Moxy Hotels 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 Courtyard 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 Springhill Suites 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+ Fairfield Inn and Suites 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+ Residence Inn About: Residence Inn, the founding leader of the extended-stay category, is designed to help business travelers thrive on long stays. Total Properties: 735 Towneplace Suites 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 Marriott Executive Apartments 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 Gaylord Hotels 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 Delta Hotels 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 Four Points by Sheraton About: Get everything you’re looking for with style and service you want, all at a great price. Total Properties: 300+ Westin 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+ The Luxury Collection 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 W Hotels 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 Sheraton Hotels & Resorts 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 St. Regis About: An impeccable staff, offering flawless and discreet service, ensures an extraordinary stay at St. Regis Hotels & Resorts. Total Properties: 46 Element 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 InterContinental Hotels & Resorts 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 Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts 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 Hotel Indigo 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 Holiday Inn Hotels & Resorts About: One of the world’s most recognized hotel brands with a global reputation for service, comfort and value. Total Properties: 1,173 Holiday Inn Express About: A fresh, clean, uncomplicated hotel choice offering comfort, convenience and good value. Total Properties: 2,726 Staybridge Suites Hotels About: An extended stay hotel brand offering comfortable and stylish accommodation. Total Properties: 220 Candlewood Suites Hotels About: A clean, uncomplicated extended stay hotel choice offering convenience and good value. Total Properties: 342 EVEN Hotels 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 HUALUXE Hotels and Resorts About: An upscale hotel brand that is designed specially for Chinese travelers. Total Properties: 8
5. Wyndham 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 Wyndham Grand Hotels and Resorts 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 Wyndham Hotels and Resorts 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 Wyndham Garden Hotels 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 TRYP 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 Wingate by Wyndham About: Wingate by Wyndham gives you all of the tools for success for one simple rate. Total Properties: 117 Hawthorn Suites 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 Microtel Inn and Suites 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 Ramada 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 Baymont Inn & Suites About: Listening to our guests and treating them like neighbors is what we do best. Total Properties: 523 Days Inn 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 Super 8 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 Howard Johnson 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 Travelodge About: Travelodge is a favorite for people who enjoy going on adventures with the entire family. Total Properties: 449 Dolce Hotel & Resorts 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? What are the top hotel brands? The three largest hotel brands by number of properties are OYO, Wyndham, and Marriott.
What are the major hotel groups? The major hotel groups in the USA are Hilton, Hyatt, Marriott, IHG, and Wyndham.
What are the 30 Marriott brands? 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.