We're in a phase of consolidation now, but it's also an interesting, if challenging, period for emerging independents.
A handful of companies hold the keys to millions of hotel rooms globally, but the list of hotel brands that those companies own is legion. Marriott owns Fairfield, TownePlace and Moxy; Hilton owns Curio, DoubleTree and Hampton; Intercontinental owns Holiday Inn, Candlewood and Hotel Indigo, to name a few. With a $12.2 billion merger of Marriott and Starwood in the works, here’s a brief rundown, in order of total rooms controlled, of who owns what.
Marriott International Inc.-Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc.
Brands: The Ritz-Carlton, BVlgari, EDITION, JW Marriott, Autograph Collection Hotels, Renaissance Hotels, Marriott Hotels, Delta Hotels and Resorts, Marriott Executive Apartments, Marriott Vacation Club, Gaylord Hotels, AC Hotels by Marriott, Courtyard, Residence Inn, SpringHill Suites, Fairfield Inn & Suites, TownePlace Suites, Protea Hotels, and Moxy Hotels, St. Regis, The Luxury Collection, W, Westin, Le Méridien, Sheraton, Four Points by Sheraton, Aloft, and Element.
Revenue per Available Room: $123.08 (Starwood) to $128.88 (Marriott).
Revenue: About $15 billion combined.
Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc.
Brands: Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Curio -A Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Hotels, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations.
Revenue per Available Room: $105.63.
Revenue: $10.5 billion.
Intercontinental Hotels Group Plc.
Brands: InterContinental, HUALUXE, Crowne Plaza, Hotel Indigo, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Candlewood Suites, Staybridge Suites, EVEN, and Kimpton.
Revenue per Available Room: Not Available.
Revenue: $1.89 billion.
Wyndham Worldwide Corp.
Brands: Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, Ramada, Days Inn, Super 8, Howard Johnson, Wingate by Wyndham, Microtel Inns & Suites, Tryp by Wyndham, RCI, Landal GreenParks, Novasol, Hoseasons, cottages4you, James Villa Holidays, Wyndham Vacation Rentals, Wyndham Vacation Resorts, Shell Vacations Club, and WorldMark by Wyndham.
Revenue per Available Room: $37.57
Revenue: $5.28 billion.
Choice Hotels International
Brands: Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality, Sleep Inn, Clarion, Cambria hotels & suites, MainStay Suites, Suburban Extended Stay Hotel, Econo Lodge and Rodeway Inn brands.
Revenue per Available Room: $45.80.
Revenue: $758 million.
Accor S.A. (France)
Brands: Sofitel, Pullman, MGallery, Grand Mercure, The Sebel, Novotel, Suite Novotel, Mercure, Adagio, Adagio Access, ibis, ibis Styles, ibis budget, hotelF1, and Thalassa.
Revenue per Available Room: Not Available.
Revenue: $5.45 billion.
Hyatt Hotels Corp.
Brands: Hyatt, Park Hyatt, Andaz, Grand Hyatt, Hyatt Regency, Hyatt Place, Hyatt House, Hyatt Ziva, Hyatt Zilara, Hyatt Residence Club, Hyatt Gold Passport, and Hyatt Resorts.
Revenue per Available Room: $168.
Revenue: $4.42 billion.
Sources: STR, Securities & Exchange Commission.
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Photo Credit: A Marriott hotel in Cranberry Township, Pa. Marriott International announced Monday, Nov. 16, 2015, it is buying rival hotel chain Starwood for $12.2 billion in a deal that will secure its position as the world's largest hotelier. Gene J. Puskar / Associated Press
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