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Top 10 Largest Hotel Groups In The World (2022)

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All around the world, numerous hotels of various quality and types offer their services. Some of these hotels are independent while a majority of them form hotel chains or groups which are part of a brand of hotel chains with franchised locations all over the world. These large hotel chains offer their guests a standardized degree of service and comfort, therefore, if you book with that respective hotel brand, no matter where you’re vacationing in the world, you can expect the same quality of stay. The following is the updated list of the top 10 largest hotel groups in the world in 2022.


Marriot International


This renowned hotel chain was established in 1927 and is owned by Marriot International, Inc. Its headquarters are based in Maryland, Bethesda, and the United States. It is considered to be the world’s largest hotel chain with more than 7500 hotels in 131 countries. Some of the owned hotel brands by Marriot International include; JW Marriot, W Hotels, The Luxury Collection, Edition Hotels, Bulgari Hotels & Resorts.


Jinjiang International


Though Jinjiang has more hotels than Marriott International but fewer rooms, it is the second-largest hotel chain in the world in terms of room offerings. This Chinese state-owned tourism and hospitality company is ranked 1st in Asia and manages more than 10,000 hotels in 120 countries and regions. It was founded in 2003. Its headquarters are based in Shangai China. The group operates luxury, mid-level to innovative brands including; Radisson Blu, Kyriad, Jin Jiang, Golden Tulip, Vienna International, Metropolo.


Hilton Worldwide


Hilton Hotels boasts more than 6200 hotels in 118 countries to its portfolio. Its headquarters are based in Virginia, Tysons Corner, and the USA. The hotel chain is owned by Hilton Worldwide Holdings, Inc. It was established in 1919. The chain operates Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, DoubleTree by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Conard Hotels & Resorts, Tempo by Hilton.


InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG)


Today IHG hotels and resorts are No. 4 worldwide, though for many years before they were the largest hotel chain in the world. The hotel chain has over 5700 hotels in 100 countries. It was established in 1946. Its headquarters are based in England, Denham, and the UK. The InterContinental Hotels Group PLC owns the hotel chain. Some of the owned hotel brands by IHG include; Crown Plaza Hotels & Resorts, InterContinental Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Indigo, Voco, Holiday Inn, EVEN Hotels.


Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, Inc


Wyndham Hotel Group is the only western hotel chain in the top 10 with a lower amount of room compared to 2021. The hotel chain is owned by Wyndham Worldwide Corporation. It was founded in 1981. Its headquarters are based in the USA, Parsippany, and New Jersey. Owned hotel brands by Wyndham Hotels & Resorts include; La Quinta, Dolce Hotels and Resorts, Wingate by Wyndham, Days Inn, Wyndham Grand, Americlnn.


Choice Hotels International


The hotel group owns 7100 hotels in 41 countries. It was founded in 1939. The hotel group is owned by Choice Hotels International Inc. Its headquarters are based in the USA, Rockville, and Maryland. Some of the owned hotel brands by Choice Hotels International include; Cambria Hotels, Rodeway Inn, Clarion, Ascend Hotel Collection, Quality Inn, EconoLodge.




Accor has 4800 hotels in 100 countries. The hotel chain was established in 1960. Its headquarters are based at Ile-de-France, Issy-les-Moulineaux, and France. The hotel chain is owned by Accor S.A. The chain operates Novotel Hotels, Fairmont Hotels and Resorts, Mondrian, Hyde Hotels, Movenpick Hotels & Resorts, Tribe, Banyan Tree Hotels and Resorts.


Huazhu Hotels Group


Huazhu Hotels Group was previously known as China Lodging Group. It was founded in 2005. Its headquarters are based in Changning District, Shanghai China. The chain operates over 6000 hotels in 16 countries. Some of the owned hotel brands by Huazhu Hotels Group include; Ni hao Hotel, Madison Hotel, Crystal Orange Hotel, JI Hotel, Hi Inn, Manxin Hotel.


OYO Hotels & Homes


OYO Hotels & Homes is an Indian hotel chain that was founded in 2012. The hotel chain operates more than 20,000 hotels in 80 countries. The chain has faced some serious problems in Europe and China that have resulted in a huge loss in room supply. The chain operates Palette Resorts, Capital O, SilverKey, Collection O, OYO Townhouse.


Best Western Hotels & Resorts (BWH)


The chain was founded in 1946. Its headquarters are based in Arizona, Phoenix, and the USA. The chain operates over 4700 hotels in 90 countries. The chain is owned by Best Western International, Inc. Some of the owned hotel brands by BWH include; WorldHotels Collection, SureStay Studio, BW Signature Collection, BW Premier Collection, Executive Residency by Best Western, SureStay Signature Collection.


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