Wyndham Worldwide is the biggest hotel chain in the world
A hotel chain is a group or series of hotels across different locations that are partially or wholly owned by one company. The management, administration, promotion, and marketing of the hotels in the chain are conducted by the same company. Some hotels exist as hotel chains in different parts of the world making them the shakers and movers of the hospitality industry.
Wyndham Worldwide is the biggest hotel chain in the world by the number of hotels, having 8,092 hotels in 66 different countries found on six continents. Initially, Wyndham was founded in 1981 by Trammell Crow in Dallas, Texas, as Wyndham Hotel Corporation but was later redeveloped as Wyndham Worldwide in 2006. The headquarters for Wyndham Worldwide is based in Parsippany-Troy Hills in New Jersey, United States. Wyndham Worldwide prides itself with more than 40,000 employees and their numerous hotels under 15 brands. The Wyndham group is best known for rewarding its frequent customers with loyalty points in over 7,700 Wyndham hotels worldwide, offering free airline tickets, gift cards, free nights, and much more. In 2013, Wyndham worldwide had revenues of $ 5,009.0 million and total assets valued at $ 9,741.0 million.
The Largest Hotel Chains in the World
|Rank||Hotel Chain||Number of Properties|
|4||InterContinental Hotels Group||5,070|
|7||Best Western Hotels||4,196|
|8||Jin Jiang International||3,090|
|11||Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group||1,112|
|13||La Quinta Inns and Suites||889|
|15||Hyatt Hotels Corporation||667|