A hotel is an establishment that provides paid lodging on a short-term
basis. Facilities provided may range from a modest-quality mattress in
a small room to large suites with bigger, higher-quality beds, a
dresser, a refrigerator and other kitchen facilities, upholstered
chairs, a flat screen television and en-suite bathrooms. Small,
lower-priced hotels may offer only the most basic guest services and
facilities. Larger, higher-priced hotels may provide additional guest
facilities such as a swimming pool, business centre (with computers,
printers and other office equipment), childcare, conference and event
facilities, tennis or basketball courts, gymnasium, restaurants, day
spa and social function services.
Hotel rooms are usually numbered (or
named in some smaller hotels and B&Bs) to allow guests to identify
their room. Some boutique, high-end hotels have custom decorated
rooms. Some hotels offer meals as part of a room and board
arrangement. In the United Kingdom, a hotel is required by law to
serve food and drinks to all guests within certain stated hours. In
Japan, capsule hotels provide a tiny room suitable only for sleeping
and shared bathroom facilities.
The Peninsula Paris
The Peninsula Paris hotel
The precursor to the modern hotel was the inn of medieval Europe. For
a period of about 200 years from the mid-17th century, coaching inns
served as a place for lodging for coach travelers. Inns began to cater
to richer clients in the mid-18th century. One of the first hotels in
a modern sense was opened in
Exeter in 1768. Hotels proliferated
Western Europe and
North America in the early 19th century,
and luxury hotels began to spring up in the later part of the 19th
Hotel operations vary in size, function, complexity, and cost. Most
hotels and major hospitality companies have set industry standards to
classify hotel types. An upscale full-service hotel facility offers
luxury amenities, full service accommodations, an on-site restaurant,
and the highest level of personalized service, such as a concierge,
room service and clothes pressing staff. Full service hotels often
contain upscale full-service facilities with a large number of full
service accommodations, an on-site full service restaurant, and a
variety of on-site amenities. Boutique hotels are smaller independent,
non-branded hotels that often contain upscale facilities. Small to
medium-sized hotel establishments offer a limited amount of on-site
amenities. Economy hotels are small to medium-sized hotel
establishments that offer basic accommodations with little to no
services. Extended stay hotels are small to medium-sized hotels that
offer longer-term full service accommodations compared to a
Timeshare and destination clubs are a form of property ownership
involving ownership of an individual unit of accommodation for
seasonal usage. A motel is a small-sized low-rise lodging with direct
access to individual rooms from the car park. Boutique hotels are
typically hotels with a unique environment or intimate setting. A
number of hotels have entered the public consciousness through popular
culture, such as the Ritz
Hotel in London. Some hotels are built
specifically as a destination in itself, for example at casinos and
Most hotel establishments are run by a
General Manager who serves as
the head executive (often referred to as the "
department heads who oversee various departments within a hotel (e.g.,
food service), middle managers, administrative staff, and line-level
supervisors. The organizational chart and volume of job positions and
hierarchy varies by hotel size, function and class, and is often
determined by hotel ownership and managing companies.
3 International scale
4.2 Boutique and lifestyle hotels
4.4 Focused or select service
4.5 Economy and limited service
4.6 Extended stay
Timeshare and destination clubs
6 Unique and specialty hotels
6.1 Historic inns and boutique hotels
6.3 Other speciality hotels
6.5 Cave hotels
6.6 Cliff hotels
6.7 Capsule hotels
6.8 Day room hotels
6.9 Garden hotels
6.10 Ice, snow and igloo hotels
6.11 Love hotels
6.12 Referral hotel
6.13 Railway hotels
6.14 Straw bale hotels
6.15 Transit hotels
6.16 Treehouse hotels
6.17 Underwater hotels
6.18 Overwater hotels
7.4 Most expensive purchase
8 Long term residence
9 See also
9.1 Industry and careers
9.2 Human habitation types
11 Further reading
The word hotel is derived from the French hôtel (coming from the same
origin as hospital), which referred to a French version of a building
seeing frequent visitors, and providing care, rather than a place
offering accommodation. In contemporary French usage, hôtel now has
the same meaning as the English term, and hôtel particulier is used
for the old meaning, as well as "hôtel" in some place names such as
Hôtel-Dieu (in Paris), which has been a hospital since the Middle
Ages. The French spelling, with the circumflex, was also used in
English, but is now rare. The circumflex replaces the 's' found in the
earlier hostel spelling, which over time took on a new, but closely
related meaning. Grammatically, hotels usually take the definite
article – hence "The Astoria Hotel" or simply "The Astoria."
The Tabard Inn, Southwark, London
Facilities offering hospitality to travellers have been a feature of
the earliest civilizations. In
Greco-Roman culture and ancient Persia,
hospitals for recuperation and rest were built at thermal baths.
Japan's Nishiyama Onsen Keiunkan, founded in 705, was officially
recognised by the
Guinness World Records
Guinness World Records as the oldest hotel in the
world. During the Middle Ages, various religious orders at
monasteries and abbeys would offer accommodation for travellers on the
The precursor to the modern hotel was the inn of medieval Europe,
possibly dating back to the rule of Ancient Rome. These would provide
for the needs of travellers, including food and lodging, stabling and
fodder for the traveller's horse(s) and fresh horses for the mail
London examples of inns include the George and the
Tabard. A typical layout of an inn had an inner court with bedrooms on
the two sides, with the kitchen and parlour at the front and the
stables at the back.
For a period of about 200 years from the mid-17th century, coaching
inns served as a place for lodging for coach travellers (in other
words, a roadhouse). Coaching inns stabled teams of horses for
stagecoaches and mail coaches and replaced tired teams with fresh
teams. Traditionally they were seven miles apart, but this depended
very much on the terrain.
Tremont House in Boston, United States, a luxury hotel, the first to
provide indoor plumbing
Some English towns had as many as ten such inns and rivalry between
them was intense, not only for the income from the stagecoach
operators but for the revenue for food and drink supplied to the
wealthy passengers. By the end of the century, coaching inns were
being run more professionally, with a regular timetable being followed
and fixed menus for food.
Inns began to cater for richer clients in the mid-18th century, and
consequently grew in grandeur and the level of service provided. One
of the first hotels in a modern sense was opened in
Exeter in 1768,
although the idea only really caught on in the early 19th century. In
Hotel opened its doors in London, later changing its
name to Claridge's.
Hotels proliferated throughout
Western Europe and
North America in the
19th century, and luxury hotels, including the
Savoy Hotel in the
United Kingdom and the Ritz chain of hotels in
Tremont House and
Astor House in the United States, began to spring
up in the later part of the century, catering to an extremely wealthy
Hotels cater to travelers from many countries and languages, since no
one country dominates the travel industry.
Hotel rooms in 2011-12
Average rooms per hotel
Overnight tourists traveling from each country, annual
Services related to the hotel,
Radisson Blu hotel in Szczecin, Poland
Hotel operations vary in size, function, and cost. Most hotels and
major hospitality companies that operate hotels have set widely
accepted industry standards to classify hotel types. General
categories include the following:
A luxury hotel offers high quality amenities, full service
accommodations, on-site full-service restaurants, and the highest
level of personalized and professional service. Luxury hotels are
normally classified with at least a Four Diamond or Five Diamond
rating by American Automobile Association or a Four or Five Star hotel
rating depending on the country and local classification standards.
Examples include: InterContinental, Conrad, Mandarin Oriental, Four
Seasons, The Peninsula, Grand Hyatt, JW Marriott and The Ritz-Carlton.
Boutique and lifestyle hotels
Boutique hotels are smaller independent non-branded hotels that often
contain upscale facilities of varying size in unique or intimate
settings with full service accommodations. These hotels are generally
100 rooms or fewer. Lifestyle hotels are branded properties that
appeal to a guest with specific lifestyle or personal image. They are
typically full-service and sometimes classified as luxury. A key
characteristic of boutique and lifestyle hotels is their focus on
providing a unique guest experience as opposed to simply providing
lodging. Examples include W Hotels, Shangri-La Hotels, Sheraton,
Hoshino Resorts and Banyan Tree.
Full service hotels often provide a wide array of guest services and
on-site facilities. Commonly found amenities may include: on-site food
and beverage (room service and restaurants), meeting and conference
services and facilities, fitness center, and business center.
Full-service hotels range in quality from mid-scale to luxury. This
classification is based upon the quality of facilities and amenities
offered by the hotel.  Examples include:
Holiday Inn, Kimpton
Hotels, Hilton, Marriott and
Hyatt Regency brands.
Focused or select service
Small to medium-sized hotel establishments that offer a limited number
of on-site amenities that only cater and market to a specific
demographic of travelers, such as the single business traveler. Most
focused or select service hotels may still offer full service
accommodations but may lack leisure amenities such as an on-site
restaurant or a swimming pool. Examples include
Hyatt Place, Courtyard
by Marriott and Hilton Garden Inn.
Economy and limited service
Small to medium-sized hotel establishments that offer a very limited
number of on-site amenities and often only offer basic accommodations
with little to no services, these facilities normally only cater and
market to a specific demographic of travelers, such as the
budget-minded traveler seeking a "no frills" accommodation. Limited
service hotels often lack an on-site restaurant but in return may
offer a limited complimentary food and beverage amenity such as
on-site continental breakfast service. In several commonwealth
countries, especially India, these types of hotels are also known as
budget hotels. Examples include Ibis Budget, Hampton Inn, Aloft,
Inn Express, Fairfield Inn, Four Points by Sheraton, and Days
Extended stay hotels are small to medium-sized hotels that offer
longer term full service accommodations compared to a traditional
hotel. Extended stay hotels may offer non-traditional pricing methods
such as a weekly rate that caters towards travelers in need of
short-term accommodations for an extended period of time. Similar to
limited and select service hotels, on-site amenities are normally
limited and most extended stay hotels lack an on-site restaurant.
Examples include Staybridge Suites, Candlewood Suites, Homewood Suites
by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton, Residence
Inn by Marriott, Element,
and Extended Stay America.
Timeshare and destination clubs
Destination clubs are a form of property ownership also
referred to as a vacation ownership involving the purchase and
ownership of an individual unit of accommodation for seasonal usage
during a specified period of time.
Timeshare resorts often offer
amenities similar that of a Full service hotel with on-site
restaurant(s), swimming pools, recreation grounds, and other
Destination clubs on the other hand may
offer more exclusive private accommodations such as private houses in
a neighborhood-style setting. Examples of timeshare brands include
Hilton Grand Vacations,
Marriott Vacation Club
Marriott Vacation Club International, Westgate
Vacation Club, and
Inn Club Vacations.
A motel, an abbreviation for "motor hotel", is a small-sized low-rise
lodging establishment similar to a limited service, lower-cost hotel,
but typically with direct access to individual rooms from the car
park. Motels were built to serve road travellers, including travellers
on road trip vacations and workers who drive for their job (travelling
salespeople, truck drivers, etc.). Common during the 1950s and 1960s,
motels were often located adjacent to a major highway, where they were
built on inexpensive land at the edge of towns or along stretches of
New motel construction is rare in the 2000s as hotel chains have been
building economy-priced, limited service franchised properties at
freeway exits which compete for largely the same clientele, largely
saturating the market by the 1990s. Motels are still useful in less
populated areas for driving travelers, but the more populated an area
becomes, the more hotels move in to meet the demand for accommodation.
Many of the motels which remain in operation have joined national
franchise chains, often rebranding themselves as hotels, inns or
Hotels may offer rooms for microstays, a type of booking for less
than 24 hours where the customer chooses the check in time and the
length of the stay. This allows the hotel increased revenue by
reselling the same room several times a day.
Hotel management is a globally accepted professional career field and
academic field of study. Degree programs such as hospitality
management studies, a business degree, and/or certification programs
formally prepare hotel managers for industry practice.
Most hotel establishments consist of a
General Manager who serves as
the head executive (often referred to as the "
department heads who oversee various departments within a hotel,
middle managers, administrative staff, and line-level supervisors. The
organizational chart and volume of job positions and hierarchy varies
by hotel size, function, and is often determined by hotel ownership
and managing companies.
Unique and specialty hotels
Historic inns and boutique hotels
Hotel Astoria and statue of Tsar Nicholas I in Saint Petersburg,
Boutique hotels are typically hotels with a unique environment or
intimate setting. Some hotels have gained their renown through
tradition, by hosting significant events or persons, such as Schloss
Cecilienhof in Potsdam, Germany, which derives its fame from the
Potsdam Conference of the
World War II
World War II allies Winston Churchill, Harry
Joseph Stalin in 1945. The Taj Mahal Palace & Tower
Mumbai is one of India's most famous and historic hotels because of
its association with the Indian independence movement. Some
establishments have given name to a particular meal or beverage, as is
the case with the Waldorf Astoria in New York City, United States
Waldorf Salad was first created or the
Hotel Sacher in
Vienna, Austria, home of the Sachertorte. Others have achieved fame by
association with dishes or cocktails created on their premises, such
Paris where the crêpe Suzette was invented or the
Raffles Hotel in Singapore, where the
Singapore Sling cocktail was
Paris in France
A number of hotels have entered the public consciousness through
popular culture, such as the Ritz
Hotel in London, through its
association with Irving Berlin's song, 'Puttin' on the Ritz'. The
Algonquin Hotel in
New York City
New York City is famed as the meeting place of the
literary group, the Algonquin Round Table, and
Hotel Chelsea, also in
New York City, has been the subject of a number of songs and the scene
of the stabbing of
Nancy Spungen (allegedly by her boyfriend Sid
Wynn Las Vegas, United States
Some hotels are built specifically as a destination in itself to
create a captive trade, example at casinos, amusement parks and
holiday resorts. Though hotels have always been built in popular
destinations, the defining characteristic of a resort hotel is that it
exists purely to serve another attraction, the two having the same
Las Vegas Strip
Las Vegas Strip there is a tradition of one-upmanship with
luxurious and extravagant hotels in a concentrated area. This trend
now has extended to other resorts worldwide, but the concentration in
Las Vegas is still the world's highest: nineteen of the world's
twenty-five largest hotels by room count are on the Strip, with a
total of over 67,000 rooms.
Center Parcs might be considered a chain of resort hotels,
since the sites are largely man-made (though set in natural
surroundings such as country parks) with captive trade, whereas
holiday camps such as
Pontin's are probably not considered
as resort hotels, since they are set at traditional holiday
destinations which existed before the camps.
Other speciality hotels
RMS Queen Mary, Long Beach, California, United States
Burj al-Arab hotel in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, built on an
artificial island, is structured in the shape of a boat's sail.
Library Hotel in New York City, is unique in that each of its ten
floors is assigned one category from the Dewey Decimal System.
The Jailhotel Löwengraben in
Lucerne, Switzerland is a converted
prison now used as a hotel.
The Luxor, a hotel and casino on the
Las Vegas Strip
Las Vegas Strip in Paradise,
United States is unusual due to its pyramidal structure.
Liberty Hotel in
Boston used to be the Charles Street Jail.
Hotel Kakslauttanen in Finland, a collection of glass igloos in
Lapland that allow you to watch the Northern Lights
Scotland and completed in 1936, The former ocean liner
RMS Queen Mary in Long Beach, California,
United States uses its
first-class staterooms as a hotel, after retiring in 1967 from
The Wigwam Motels used patented novelty architecture in which each
motel room was a free-standing concrete wigwam or teepee.
Motel or Red
Inn properties are built from
decommissioned rail cars.
Throughout the world there are several hotels built from converted
Null Stern Hotel
Null Stern Hotel in Teufen, Appenzellerland,
Switzerland and the
Concrete Mushrooms in Albania are former nuclear bunkers
transformed into hotels.
Pedro Antonio de Alarcón
Pedro Antonio de Alarcón (named after the author) in
Guadix, Spain, as well as several hotels in Cappadocia, Turkey, are
notable for being built into natural cave formations, some with rooms
underground. The Desert Cave
Coober Pedy, South Australia
Coober Pedy, South Australia is
built into the remains of an opal mine.
On top of the cliff, the Riosol
Hotel in Mogán
Located on the coast but high above sea level, these hotels offer
unobstructed panoramic views and a great sense of privacy without the
feeling of total isolation. Some examples from around the globe are
Hotel in Gran Canaria, Caruso Belvedere
Hotel in Amalfi
Aman Resorts Amankila in Bali, Birkenhead House in
Hermanus (South Africa), The Caves in Jamaica and Caesar Augustus in
Interior of a capsule hotel in Osaka, Japan
Capsule hotels are a type of economical hotel first introduced in
Japan, where people sleep in stacks of rectangular containers.
Day room hotels
Some hotels fill daytime occupancy with day rooms, for example,
Inn and Suites near
Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale,
Florida. Day rooms are booked in a block of hours typically
between 8 am and 5 pm, before the typical night shift. These are
similar to transit hotels in that they appeal to travelers, however,
unlike transit hotels, they do not eliminate the need to go through
Garden hotels, famous for their gardens before they became hotels,
include Gravetye Manor, the home of garden designer William Robinson,
and Cliveden, designed by
Charles Barry with a rose garden by Geoffrey
Ice, snow and igloo hotels
Main article: Ice hotel
Hotel in Jukkasjärvi, Sweden
Hotel in Jukkasjärvi, Sweden, was the first ice hotel in the
world; first built in 1990, it is built each winter and melts every
spring. Other ice hotels include the Igloo Village in Kakslauttanen,
Finland, and the
Hotel de Glace in Duschenay, Canada. They can also be
included within larger ice complexes; for example, the Mammut Snow
Finland is located within the walls of the
Kemi snow castle;
and the Lainio Snow
Hotel is part of a snow village near Ylläs,
Main article: Love hotel
A love hotel (also 'love motel', especially in Taiwan) is a type of
short-stay hotel found around the world, operated primarily for the
purpose of allowing guests privacy for sexual activities, typically
for one to three hours, but with overnight as an option. Styles of
premises vary from extremely low-end to extravagantly appointed. In
Japan, love hotels have a history of over 400 years.
Main article: Referral chain
A referral hotel is a hotel chain that offers branding to
independently-operated hotels; the chain itself is founded by or owned
by the member hotels as a group. Many former referral chains have been
converted to franchises; the largest surviving member-owned chain is
Further information: Category:Railway hotels
Wikimedia Commons has media related to Railway hotels.
The first recorded purpose-built railway hotel was the Great Western
Hotel, which opened adjacent to
Reading railway station
Reading railway station in 1844,
shortly after the
Great Western Railway
Great Western Railway opened its line from London.
The building still exists, and although it has been used for other
purposes over the years, it is now again a hotel and a member of the
Malmaison hotel chain.
Frequently, expanding railway companies built grand hotels at their
termini, such as the
Midland Hotel, Manchester
Midland Hotel, Manchester next to the former
Manchester Central Station, and in
London the ones above St Pancras
railway station and Charing Cross railway station.
London also has the
Hotel above Baker Street tube station, there are also
Canada's grand railway hotels. They are or were mostly, but not
exclusively, used by those traveling by rail.
Straw bale hotels
The Maya Guesthouse in Nax Mont-Noble in the Swiss Alps, is the first
hotel in Europe built entirely with straw bales. Due to the insulation
values of the walls it needs no conventional heating or air
conditioning system, although the Maya Guesthouse is built at an
altitude of 1,300 metres (4,300 ft) in the Alps.
Main article: Transit Hotel
Transit hotels are short stay hotels typically used at international
airports where passengers can stay while waiting to change airplanes.
The hotels are typically on the airside and do not require a visa for
a stay or re-admission through security checkpoints.
Some hotels are built with living trees as structural elements, for
example the Treehotel near Piteå, Sweden, the
Costa Rica Tree House
in the Gandoca-Manzanillo Wildlife Refuge, Costa Rica; the Treetops
Hotel in Aberdare National Park, Kenya; the
Ariau Towers near Manaus,
Brazil, on the Rio Negro in the Amazon; and Bayram's Tree Houses in
Ithaa, the first undersea restaurant at the Conrad
Some hotels have accommodation underwater, such as Utter
Inn in Lake
Mälaren, Sweden. Hydropolis, project in Dubai, would have had suites
on the bottom of the Persian Gulf, and
Jules' Undersea Lodge in Key
Florida requires scuba diving to access its rooms.
An overwater bungalow on the island resort in the Maldives
A resort island is an island or an archipelago that contains resorts,
hotels, overwater bungalows, restaurants, tourist attractions and its
Maldives has the most overwater bungalows resorts.
See also: List of largest hotels in the world
Guinness World Records
Guinness World Records listed the
First World Hotel
First World Hotel in
Genting Highlands, Malaysia, as the world's largest hotel with a total
of 6,118 rooms (and which has now expanded to 7,351 rooms). The
Izmailovo Hotel in
Moscow has the most beds, with 7,500, followed by
The Venetian and
The Palazzo complex in Las Vegas (7,117 rooms) and
MGM Grand Las Vegas
MGM Grand Las Vegas complex (6,852 rooms).
According to the Guinness Book of World Records, the oldest hotel in
operation is the Nisiyama Onsen Keiunkan in Yamanashi, Japan. The
hotel, first opened in AD 707 has been operated by the same family for
forty-six generations. The title was held until 2011 by the Hoshi
Ryokan, in the Awazu Onsen area of Komatsu, Japan, which opened in the
year 718, as the history of the Nisiyama Onsen Keiunkan was virtually
The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong
The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong claims to be the world's highest
hotel. It is located on the top floors of the International
Commerce Centre in Hong Kong, at 484 metres (1,588 ft) above
Most expensive purchase
In October 2014, the Anbang Insurance Group, based in China, purchased
Waldorf Astoria New York
Waldorf Astoria New York in
Manhattan for US$1.95 billion, making
it the world's most expensive hotel ever sold.
The Waldorf Astoria New York, the most expensive hotel ever sold, cost
US$1.95 billion in 2014
Long term residence
A number of public figures have notably chosen to take up
semi-permanent or permanent residence in hotels.
Coco Chanel lived in the Hôtel Ritz, Paris, on and
off for more than 30 years.
Nikola Tesla lived the last ten years of his life at the New
Hotel until he died in his room in 1943.
Larry Fine (of The Three Stooges) and his family lived in hotels, due
to his extravagant spending habits and his wife's dislike for
housekeeping. They first lived in the President
Hotel in Atlantic
City, New Jersey, where his daughter Phyllis was raised, then the
Hotel in Hollywood. Not until the late 1940s did Larry
buy a home in the Los Feliz area of Los Angeles.
Waldorf-Astoria Hotel and its affiliated Waldorf Towers has been
the home of many famous persons over the years including former
Herbert Hoover who lived there from the end of his
presidency in 1933 until his death in 1964. General Douglas MacArthur
lived his last 14 years in the penthouse of the Waldorf Towers. And
Cole Porter also spent the last 25 years of his life in
an apartment at the Waldorf Towers.
Howard Hughes lived in hotels during the last ten years of
his life (1966–76), primarily in Las Vegas, as well as Acapulco,
Beverly Hills, Boston, Freeport, London, Managua, Nassau, Vancouver,
Vladimir Nabokov and his wife Vera lived in the
Montreux Palace Hotel
Switzerland (1961-his death in 1977).
Richard Harris lived at the
Savoy Hotel while in London. Hotel
archivist Susan Scott recounts an anecdote that, when he was being
taken out of the building on a stretcher shortly before his death in
2002, he raised his hand and told the diners "it was the food."
Egyptian actor Ahmed Zaki lived his last 15 years in Ramses Hilton
Hotel – Cairo.
British entrepreneur Jack Lyons lived in the
Hotel Mirador Kempinski
Switzerland for several years until his death in 2008.
Elaine Stritch lived in the
Savoy Hotel in
over a decade.
Uruguayan-Argentinian tango composer
Horacio Ferrer lived almost 40
years, from 1976 until his death in 2014, in an apartment inside the
Alvear Palace Hotel, in Buenos Aires, one of the most exclusive hotels
in the city.
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Lists of hotels
List of chained-brand hotels
List of defunct hotel chains
List of casino hotels
Niche tourism markets
Industry and careers
Front desk clerk, a type of clerk
GOPPAR, RevPAR, T
RevPAR – hotel profitability equations.
Human habitation types
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Hotel television systems
List of hotels
Defunct hotel chains
Largest hotels in the world
List of motels
Lists of hotels
Formule 1/F1/Formula 1
Mercure / Grand Mercure
Thalassa sea & spa
Cambria Hotels & Suites
Suburban Extended Stay Hotel
Canopy by Hilton
Hampton by Hilton
Hilton Garden Inn
Hilton Grand Vacations
Hilton Hotels & Resorts
Tapestry Collection by Hilton
Tru by Hilton
Master Host Inns
Red Carpet Inn
Hyatt Zilara /
7 Days Inn
Jin Jiang Hotels
Bulgari Hotels & Resorts
Element by Westin
The Luxury Collection
Marriott Conference Centers
Marriott Executive Apartments
Marriott Hotels & Resorts
Ritz-Carlton Destination Club
Country Inns & Suites
3 Palms Hotels & Resorts
America's Best Inns
Americas Best Value Inns
Canadas Best Value Inns
Country Hearth Inns & Suites
Lexington Hotels & Inns
Red Lion Hotels
Inn & Suites
Alila Hotels & Resorts
Joie de Vivre Hotels
Inn & Suites
Dolce Hotels and Resorts
Inn And Suites
TRYP by Wyndham
Wingate by Wyndham
Wyndham Hotels & Resorts
Extended Stay America
Leading Hotels of the World
Millennium & Copthorne
My Place Hotels
Pousadas de Portugal
Red Roof Inn
Walt Disney Parks and Resorts
Cross Country Inn
Esso Motor Hotel
Jack Tar Hotels
Nickelodeon Resorts by Marriott
United Hotels Company of America
Wilson World Hotels
Bed and breakfast
Conference and resort hotels
Hospitality management studies
rankings and events
American Bus Association
Lodging Educational Institute
BEST Education Network
Destination marketing organization
Historical archive on tourism
Tourism Competitiveness Report
Convention and exhibition centers
Largest hotels in the world
UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Lists
World Heritage Sites by country
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