Top 100 Hotel Chains in the World

The hotel industry is one mammoth of an industry. Over the years the hotel industry has expanded in a big way. In this article, we have listed the top 100 hotel chains in the world.

We have not ranked the hotel chains in any order for the sake of simplicity.

This post simply names these hotel companies. To find details about each of these kindly visit our other posts of Top hospitality companies, largest hotel chains and best hospitality companies to work for.

Let’s get started with the list of Top 100 hotels chains in the world. It’s actually over 100 when you include some of the top hotel chains that are included in the subsidiary section.

We will take it continent by continent. All of these hotel chains are located globally and we have mentioned the country of origin in the list.

 

Top 100 Hotel Chains in the World

Top Hotel Chains in North America

 

North America leads the pack of top hotels in the world with a lot of big names originating from the USA alone. 

Please find a few of the prominent names of the hotels below that are located worldwide.



 

Name of the HotelCountry of OriginNumber of Hotels (Approx.)Subsidiary Hotels (If any)
Marriott InternationalUSA6910Ritz Carlton, Bulgari Hotels, Marriott, Aloft, St. Regis, Westin Hotels, W Hotels, Four Points by Sheraton etc. 
Best Western HotelsUSA4200Best Western, SureStay Collections and more
Choice HotelsUSA6,500IBIS, Comfort Inn etc.
Days InnsCanada110
Fairmont Hotels and ResortsCanada75
Four Seasons Hotels and ResortsCanada107
Extended Stay AmericaUSA600
The Blackstone GroupUSA1450Motel 6, Hotel 6 Etc. 
Hilton WorldwideUSA5400Hilton, Waldorf Astoria, Curio, Conrad Hotels, DoubleTree etc.
Hyatt HotelsUSA670Hyatt Regency, Andaz, Hyatt Place etc.
Interstate HotelsUSA480
Loews HotelsUSA20
MGM Resorts InternationalUSA20
Omni Hotels and ResortsUSA60
Radisson Hotel GroupUSA (Also, Belgium)1115Radisson, Country Inn
Red Lions Hotel CorporationUSA1100
Red Roof InnUSA500
Walt Disney Park & ResortsUSA37
Warwick Hotels and ResortsUSA54
Wyndham Hotels and ResortsUSA9220Ramada, Howard Johnson’s, La Quinta, Wyndham etc.

 

Top Hotel Chains in Europe

 

Europe gets the maximum tourists in the world each year. The European hotel market is somewhat stagnant now and with competition from apart sharing websites like Airbnb, not a lot of new chains are coming up. 

However, some of the best names in the hotel industry sprung from Europe. Have a look at few of those names. 

 

Name of the HotelCountry of OriginNumber of Hotels (Approx.)Subsidiary Hotels (If any)
AccorFrance4200Raffles, Banyan Tree, Sofitel, Movenpick, Swissotel, Novotel etc.
Britannia HotelsUnited Kingdom54
CampanileFrance320
Dalata Hotel GroupIreland31
Dorchester CollectionUnited Kingdom10
Deutsche HospitalityGermany75
Eurostars Hotel CompanySpain125
Gruppo UNAItaly39
Intercontinental Hotels GroupUnited Kingdom5450Crowne Plaza, Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants, Holiday Inn etc.
Kempinski Hotels GroupGermany / Switzerland75
Magnuson HotelsUnited Kingdom1275
Melia Hotels International Spain370
Millennium and Copthorne HotelsUnited Kingdom131
NH Hotel GroupSpain380
Novum HospitalityGermany96
Pestana Hotel GroupPortugal58
Radisson Hotel GroupBelgium (Also, USA)1115Radisson, Country Inn
Rocco Forte HotelsUnited Kingdom11
Scandic HotelsSweden260
SorellSwitzerland18
TravelodgeUnited Kingdom530
Van der ValkNetherland70
WhitbreadUnited Kingdom777

 

Biggest Hotel Chains in Asia

 

Asia is the booming market for all hotel chains. Every international hotel chain is expanding big in Asia. The Asian continent is also seeing some exciting new hotel chains competing with international hotel brands.

Have a look at some of the top hotel chains in Asia below.

 

Name of the HotelCountry of OriginNumber of Hotels (Approx.)Subsidiary Hotels (If any)
Ascott LimitedSingapore272
ArchipelagoIndonesia125
Banyan Tree HoldingsSingapore30
Aman ResortsSingapore31
BTG Homeinn Hotel GroupChina3400Yitel, Motel 168 etc.
Centara Hotels & ResortsThailand41
Huazhu Hotels GroupChina3600
Dusit Thani GroupThailand29
General Hotel ManagementSingaporeAl Bait, Chedi Hotels
Indian Hotels Company LimitedIndia125Taj Hotels, Vivanta by Taj, The Gateway etc. 
ITC HotelsIndia100
Jinjiang International China1570
JumeirahUnited Arab Emirates26
Leela Palace Hotel and ResortsIndia10
Lemon Tree HotelsIndia50
Mandarin Oriental Hotel GroupHong Kong41
Minor HotelsThailand520Anantara, Avani, Tivoli etc.
The Oberoi GroupIndia21
OYOIndia20,000
Prince HotelsJapan52
Rosewood Hotel GroupHong Kong55
Shangri-La Hotels and ResortsHong Kong100
Tokyo InnJapan275
Treebo HotelsIndia200

 

 

Top Hotel Groups in Africa

 

While the continent has some of the most scenic places in the world, a lot of international hotel chains outnumber the local hotel chains. 

Most of the top 100 hotel chains on this list have a prominent presence in various African countries.

Mentioned below are a few of the local hotel chains which are now expanding globally. 

 

Name of the HotelCountry of OriginNumber of Hotels (Approx.)Subsidiary Hotels (If any)
Soneva ResortsMaldives3
City Lodge Hotel GroupSouth Africa60
Tsogo SunSouth Africa96

 

 

Top Hotel Chains in South America

 

Like Africa even this continent has some of the most scenic places in the world, a lot of international hotel chains outnumber the local hotel chains here as well. 




Mentioned below are a few of the local hotel chains which are now expanding well and across the continent. 

 

Name of the HotelCountry of OriginNumber of Hotels (Approx.)Subsidiary Hotels (If any)
FasanoBrazil
Habita HotelsMexico15
InkaterraPeru
VIK RetreatsChile / Uruguay 4
Velas ResortsMexico

 

 

Hotel Groups in Australia / New Zealand

 

International hotel chains like Accor and Choice dominate the Australian and New Zealand Market. A lot of domestic hotel brands are being taken over by international brands. 

However, there are still a few local hospitality brands that are extremely popular and below to the list of top 100 hotel chains, some of which are mentioned below. Have a look!

 

Name of the HotelCountry of OriginNumber of Hotels (Approx.)Subsidiary Hotels (If any)
Distinction HotelsNew Zealand12
Heritage HotelsNew Zealand20
Mantra Hotel GroupAustralia135
Meriton SuitesAustralia20
Oaks Hotels, Resorts, SuitesAustralia60
Quest Apartment HotelsAustralia160
Scenic Hotel GroupNew Zealand16
TFE HotelsAustralia55

 

References:

Wikipedia

Luxury Latin America

Hospitalitynet

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