Hotel Chains: Who Owns What?

A clip-and-save guide to brands

Most hotel companies own a bevy of brands. With so many names (and image overhauls) in the marketplace, it's challenging to remember who owns what and where. This handy clip-and-save chart, with data provided by the hotel companies, should help.

CARLSON > Country Inns & Suites by Carlson 488 hotels; 474 in North America
Key regions: North America, India
Under development: 56
Identity: mid-market hotels with a focus on friendly service

> Park Inn 114 hotels; 10 in North America
Key regions: emerging markets such as Brazil, China, India and Russia
Under development: 50
Identity: "bright, bold" midscale brand

> Park Plaza 39 hotels; 4 in North America
Key regions: urban centers
Under development: 19
Identity: full-service, upper-midscale hotels with business and meeting facilities

> Radisson 425 hotels; 144 in North America
Key regions: Europe, with a focus on U.S. expansion
Under development: 107
Identity: full-service, upscale hotels with meeting facilities

    

FAIRMONT RAFFLES HOTELS INTERNATIONAL
> Fairmont Hotels & Resorts 64 hotels; 41 in North America
Key regions: global, with China a key area for expansion
Under development: 15
Identity: luxury hotels, each with with it's own distinctive character

> Raffles Hotels & Resorts 9 hotels; none in North America
Key regions: Asia Pacific, Middle East
Under development: 4
Identity: exclusive luxury resorts with distinctive design

Swissotel Bangkok> Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts 28 hotels; 1 in North America Key regions: Asia Pacific, Western Europe
Under development: 7
Identity: high-end, full-service hotels that cater to business travelers and meetings


HILTON WORLDWIDE
> Conrad Hotels & Resorts 15 hotels; 4 in North America
Key regions: Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe
Under development: 15
Identity: contemporary luxury hotels

> DoubleTree by Hilton 240 hotels; 225 in North America
Key regions: U.S., with some properties in China, Costa Rica, U.K. and Peru
Under development: 45
Identity: full-service, upscale hotels with business/meeting facilities and free chocolate chip cookies

> Embassy Suites 209 hotels; 206 in North America
Key regions: U.S.
Under development: 34
Identity: all-suite upscale hotels catering to business travelers and families

> Hampton Hotels 1,819 hotels; 1,807 in North America
Under development: 325
Key regions: North America
Identity: value-driven, select-service hotels

> Hilton Garden Inn 518 hotels; 498 in North America
Key regions: North America
Under development: 150    
Identity: value-driven, select-service hotels with business and meeting facilities

> Hilton Hotels & Resorts 530 hotels; 161 in North America
Key regions: global, in 76 countries
Under development: 126
Identity: full-service flagship hotel brand

> Home2 Suites 2 hotels; 2 in North America
Under development: 100
Key regions: U.S.
Identity: new extended-stay, all-suite, select-service hotels featuring spacious guest rooms and hip design

> Homewood Suites 306 hotels; all in North America
Key regions: North America
Under development: 80
Identity: upscale, all-suite, extended-stay hotels with a distinctively residential-style environment

> Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts 4 Waldorf Astoria hotels, 19 Waldorf Astoria Collection hotels; 3 Waldorf Astoria hotels and 14 Collection members in North America
Key regions: U.S.
Under development: 7
Identity: traditional luxury landmark hotels



HYATT HOTELS CORP.
Andaz West> Andaz 5 hotels; 4 in North America
Key regions: U.K., U.S.
Under development: 7
Identity: casual, boutique-style hotels with informal meeting space

> Grand Hyatt 37 hotels; 10 in North America
Key regions: Asia Pacific, North America
Under development: 11
Identity: high-end, full-service hotels with comprehensive business and meeting facilities

> Hyatt 21 hotels; all in North America
Key regions: North America
Under development: 2
Identity: smaller properties with limited meeting space

> Hyatt Place 161 hotels; all in North America
Key regions: U.S.
Under development: 30
Identity: select-service, contemporary hotels for business travelers and families

> Hyatt Regency 146 hotels; 89 in North America
Key regions: Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East, North America
Under development: 21
Identity: a wide range of full-service hotel types and sizes, from 200 to 2,000 rooms

> Hyatt Summerfield Suites 34 hotels; all in North America
Under development: N/A
Key regions: U.S.
Identity: extended-stay, all-suite hotels with a modern condo atmosphere, suited for small meetings

Park Hyatt> Park Hyatt 26 hotels; 5 in North America
Key regions: Asia Pacific, Africa, Europe, Middle East, North America
Under development: 13
Identity: elegant, contemporary luxury hotels with signature restaurants and space for social events and small meetings

 



INTERCONTINENTAL HOTELS GROUP
> Candlewood Suites 288 hotels; all in North America
Key regions: North America
Under development: 125
Identity: upscale hotels that cater to business travelers and meetings

> Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts 376 hotels; 194 in North America
Key regions: in 60 countries, with 54 percent of properties in the Americas
Under development: 125
Identity: upscale hotels that cater to business travelers and meetings

> Holiday Inn 1,241 hotels; 792 in North America
Key regions: global brand with 65 percent of hotels in the Americas
Under development: 313
Identity: midmarket brand with a refreshed identity and properties (see "Born-Again Hotel Brands")

> Holiday Inn Express 2,075 hotels; 1,829 in North America
Key regions: global, with 89 percent of properties in the Americas
Under development: 494
Identity: limited-service, value-based hotels

> Hotel Indigo 38 hotels; 34 in North America
Key regions: Americas
Under development: 62
Identity: a new brand of boutique-like hotels that reflect the style of their neighborhoods

> InterContinental Hotels & Resorts 171 hotels; 37 in North America
Key regions: in more than 60 countries, with higher growth planned for Asia Pacific
Under development: 60
Identity: upper-upscale hotels that cater to affluent travelers

> Staybridge Suites 188 hotels; 182 in North America
Key regions: Americas
Under development: 101
Identity: all-suite, extended-stay hotels


MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL
> Autograph Collection 18 hotels; 14 in North America
Key regions: Spain, U.S.
Under development: N/A
Identity: collection of independent boutique or luxury hotels, each with a distinctive character, that have joined Marriott's reservations and sales systems

> Bulgari Hotels & Resorts 2 hotels; none in North America
Key regions: Indonesia, Italy
Under development: 1  
Identity: luxury hotels developed in partnership with jeweler and luxury goods designer Bulgari

> Courtyard by Marriott 892 hotels; 818 in North America
Key regions: U.S., with development plans slated for emerging markets
Under development: about 200
Identity: casual upscale hotels with business facilities and meeting and event space

> Edition 2 hotels; 1 in North America
Key regions: international gateway cities; currently in Istanbul, Turkey, and Waikiki, Hawaii
Under development: 5
Identity: developed in partnership with Ian Schrager, designed to combine Schrager's unique, hip approach with Marriott's global reach

> Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott 660 hotels; all in North America
Key regions: currently in North America, with major development plans for emerging markets such as Brazil and India
Under development: 170     
Identity: mid-priced, value-driven hotels

JW Marriott> JW Marriott Hotels 51 hotels; 25 in North America
Key regions: global, with greatest amount of development slated for Asia Pacific
Under development: 26
Identity: luxury hotels offering on-site spas, fitness centers and fine dining

> Marriott Hotels & Resorts 554 hotels; 379 in North America
Key regions: global, in 60 countries
Under development: 68     
Identity: upper-upscale business hotels with ample meeting and event space

La Concha Renaissance> Renaissance Hotels 146 hotels; 80 in North America
Key regions: in 28 countries; Asia Pacific, North America, Western Europe
Under development: 16     
Identity: full-service, upscale lifestyle hotels with a boutique aesthetic

> Residence Inn by Marriott 613 hotels; 612 in North America
Key regions: North America
Under development: Approximately 120
Identity: extended-stay hotels with studio, one- and two-bedroom suites, often including meeting space

> Ritz-Carlton Hotel Co. 75 hotels; 41 in North America
Key regions: global, with majority in the U.S. and a significant presence in China and the Middle East
Under development: 37 (including residential projects)
Identity: classic luxury hotels
 
> SpringHill Suites by Marriott 274 hotels; all in North America
Key regions: U.S.
Under development: Approximately 80
Identity: value-driven, all-suite, extended-stay hotels with space for casual meetings

> TownePlace Suites by Marriott 193 hotels; all in North America
Key regions: U.S.
Under development: 66    
Identity: moderately priced, all-suite hotels designed for long stays



STARWOOD HOTELS & RESORTS
> Aloft Hotels 46 hotels; 41 in North America
Key regions: North America, with expansion in Asia Pacific
Under development: 25    
Identity: select-service hotels, value-driven, spun off from the W brand

Element Houston> Element by Westin 9 hotels; all in North America
Key regions: U.S., expanding into Middle East
Under development: 2    
Identity: extended-stay hotels inspired by Westin, with eco-friendly, LEED-certified design

> Four Points by Sheraton 158 hotels; 106 in North America
Key regions: U.S., with significant expansion in Asia Pacific
Under development: 39
Identity: select-service, value-driven hotels spun off from Sheraton

> The Luxury Collection 67 hotels; 11 in North America
Key regions: global
Under development: 7    
Identity: a group of luxury, full-service hotels and resorts catering to elite travelers

> Le Méridien 100 hotels; 11 in North America
Key regions: Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe
Under development: 11    
Identity: luxury and upscale, full-service hotels, retreats and residences with a European-inspired design and a French accent

> Sheraton More than 400 hotels; 200 in North America
Key regions: in 70 countries, with big expansion plans for Asia Pacific
Under development: 59
Identity: luxury and upscale, full-service hotels, resorts and residences; Starwood's flagship brand

> St. Regis 22 hotels; 11 in North America
Key regions: Asia Pacific, Europe, North America
Under development: 17
Identity: luxury, full-service hotels, resorts and residences known for high service level

W Hotel Mexico City> W Hotels 41 hotels; 30 in North America
Key regions: North America, key expansion in Asia Pacific
Under development: 21
Identity: luxury and upscale, full-service lifestyle hotels, retreats and residences with cutting-edge design and music

> Westin 177 hotels; 115 in North America
Key regions: North America, with expansion in Asia Pacific and Latin America
Under development: 29    
Identity: luxury and upscale full-service hotels, resorts and residences with a focus on health and well-being