This feature updates an infographic, first published 13 February, to correct and clarify data and rankings. See where hotel companies and markets rank in our breakdown of the “world’s largest” in five categories.
GLOBAL REPORT— In 2016, the world’s largest hotel companies got bigger, and by projects in the pipeline, they look to grow even more this year.
Here’s a rundown of the world’s largest hotel brands, chains, metro markets*, pipelines and properties**, according to STR, parent company of Hotel News Now.
* Clarification, 14 February 2017: This infographic includes a section titled Metro Markets that better reflects the world’s largest major metro markets.
** Correction, 14 February 2017: An earlier version of the Properties section of this infographic showed an incorrect ranking of the world’s largest hotel properties.