World’s Largest Hotel Chains by Number of Locations

While the hospitality industry took major hits as a result of the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, the industry is now thriving once again. Major hotel chains around the world have seen major increases both in terms of revenue and the actual number of hotels that they’ve had to maintain globally. From the team at Decorative Ceiling Tiles comes this new infographic that looks at the biggest hotel chains in the world, ranked by the number of locations.

According to their team’s findings, it was revealed that Jin Jiang International is the hotel company with the most locations worldwide, with 11,959 locations globally as of 2021. This was an increase of 11% from just the year prior in 2020, when Jin Jiang International had 10,695 hotels globally. Underneath Jin Jiang International are several different hotel companies, including J., Yan Garden, Jin Jiang, Kunlun, Radisson Blu, Golden Tulip, Metropolo, Campanile, Kyriad, Première Classe, Lavande, and Vienna International.

Per their research, other hotel groups with the most hotels worldwide included hotel companies like Wyndham Hotels & Resorts (9,280 locations), Marriott International (8,484 locations), H World Group Limited (8,176 locations), Huazhu Hotels Group (7,830 locations), Choice Hotels International (7,500 locations), Hilton Worldwide (7,165 locations), InterContinental Hotels Group (6,164 locations), BTG Hotels Group (5,916 locations), and Accor Group (5,300 locations).

While it’s Jin Jiang International that has the most physical hotels around the world, it’s Marriott International that actually has the most rooms with more than 1.4 million hotel rooms globally. In 2022, Marriott’s net room growth saw a bump of 3.6%, with the hotel company predicting growth of 4.5% in 2023 alone. And while Jin Jiang International has the most hotels worldwide, it’s Wyndham Hotels & Resorts that have the most physical hotels in just the United States, with 6,083 locations across the country. How many of these popular hotel chains mentioned on this infographic have you stayed at in the past?

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