Planning to decide a trip to spend your vacations? The first thought to arise in your mind must be regarding selection of a comfortable and luxurious resort. It is something that can change the mood of your trip completely. The trend of luxurious, ultra-luxurious and designers hotels has been so widely extended all around the world that it has now become one of the largest market of the world in regard with business. Many renowned groups are running world famous hotel chains with their brilliance and earning a great revenue out of it.
1. InterContinental Hotels Group
At the top position, we have got InterContinental Hotels Group for definite reasons regarding its strong position in this market. Considered as one of the first luxury hotel chains, it has over 178 hotels with 53 currently in development. The IHG group has got its brands renowned all over the world by the name of holiday inn, Holiday inn Express, Candlewood Suites, Hotel Indigo and Staybridge suites. It has got a net worth of $20.20 billion.
Jumeirah, as the name indicates, comprises of a large chain of beautiful and amazing luxury chains in the list of hotels. It is mainly popular in the Middle East as well as Maldives, Frankfurt, Rome, Istanbul and London. It has been a blessing for the tourist and other settlers to stay in there and expose the luxuries provided by the team.
3. Marriott International
Founded on the name of J. Willard Marriott, it started as just a beer stand at a roadside in Washington DC. It lately expanded to a chain of restaurants and hotels. This group has now 4,000 properties in almost 74 countries. The names of the brands coming under the name of Marriott Hotels include JW Marriott Hotels and Resorts, the Ritz-Carlton and Bulgari Hotels and Resorts. It has come to a net worth of almost $12.30 billion.
4. Hilton Worldwide
One can never miss the great name of Hilton Hotels in the list of richest hotel chains of the world. It was founded by Conrad N. Hilton in year 1919 in Texas. It was never expected to see this hotel touching zenith of success in future. Gradually, it proved to be one of the most luxurious and amazing hotel chains with its branches spread all over the world. It has ten renowned brands namely Embassy Suites, Waldorf Astoria, Conrad, Hampton, Homewood Suites, Hilton Grand Vacations, Double tree and Home2 Suits. Estimated worth is $8 billion.
The Accor Hotel Group incepted in !960s by Paul Dubrule and Gerrard Pellison in France. Today, it has grown up to such a large extent that it has become tourists’ best place to stay or to enjoy. One of the luxury providing high class hotel chains now has over 1600 properties with a net worth of $7.90 billion.
6. Starwood Hotels and Resorts
With its headquarters at Stamford, Starwood Hotels was founded in the year 1980. It grew up on a large scale with the passage of time and came up as one of the richest hotel chains of the world. It is popular among the people looking for best hoteling services around the world. Its branches around the globe include St. Regis, The Luxury Collection, W Hotel, Westin, Le Meridien, Sheraton, Four Points by Sheraton, Aloft. It has got a worth of approximately $5.60 billion.
7. Wyndham Hotel Group
The next beauty in the names of world’s best hotel chains with its luxury motels, hotels and resorts all over the world. It was founded in 1981 by Trammell Crow in Texas. From 1999 to 2004, it suffered some ups and downs in its financial branch but proved it to be one of the progressive and high class brand of the world. It has its three brands namely Baymont Inn and Suites, Microtel Inns and Travelodge. The worth is estimated to $4.25 billion.
8. Hyatt Hotels
Another name from US, we have got the next position filled with Hyatt Hotel Corporation. Founded by Hyatt Von Dehn in 1957, it is considered as one of the very old brands in the list of world high class hotels. It has now almost 500 hotels across the world with a total worth of $3.70 billion. The brands under this banner are the Park Hyatt, Grand Hyatt, Hyatt Regency, Hyatt Place, Hyatt House, Hyatt Resorts and Hyatt Vacation Club.
9. The Rezidor Hotel Group
Having an honor of being the first designer hotel, the Rezidor Hotel chain stands on the next spot of the list with a total worth of $1.12 billion. Its first hotel opened in 1960 and it turned out to be a great success later. It is now that Rezidor Group has 1320 hotels in almost 81 countries. Its brands include Radisson, Radisson Blu, Country Inns and Suites, Hotel Missoni, Park Inn and Park Plaza.
10. Choice Hotels International
Last but not the least, Choice Hotel Group is yet another huge name in regard with the luxurious hotel and resorts all over the world. It was founded in 1939 in US, so considered as the oldest one in the list of richest hotel chains. Now it has 6,200 hotels in more than 30 countries. They claim to be the best and the most efficient with innovations and services.