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Hotel & Motel Management's  
Top 100 Hotel Companies 
Top 100: What's new
1998 
Rank
1997 
Rank
Company
 
Guest Rooms
Properties
1 1 Cendant Corp.   516,262  5,821 
2 2 Bass Hotels & Resorts   443,891  2,603 
3 4 Marriott Hotels, Resorts & Suites   313,600  1,588 
4 3 Best Western International   301,820  3,784 
5 5 Choice Hotels International   287,444  3,397 
6 7 Promus Hotel Corp.   186,920  1,278 
7 18 Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide   133,000  665 
8   Patriot American Hospitality   105,000  488 
9   Carlson Hospitality Worldwide   103,497  519 
10 8 Hilton Hotels Corp.   103,151  256 
11   Motel 6 Operating LP   86,000  770 
12 9 Hyatt Hotel Corp.   55,500  109 
13   MeriStar Hotels & Resorts   44,935  214 
14 14 La Quinta Inns   38,462  296 
15 28 Westmont Hospitality Group   34,300  301 
16 16 Bristol Hotels and Resorts   32,900  124 
17 15 Red Roof Inns   32,066  272 
18   Circus Circus Enterprises   23,418  15 
19 21 Prime Hospitality Corp.   21,880  160 
20 20 Park Plaza International Hotels & Resorts   19,984  137 
21   The Marcus Corp.   18,000  170 
22 24 Tharaldson Lodging   17,950  276 
23 30 Servico   16,950  84 
24 51 US Franchise Systems   15,614  175 
25 23 Omni Hotels   15,156  41 
26 0 UniHost Corp.   15,000  120 
27 27 Ocean Hospitalities   14,767  85 
28 32 John Q. Hammons Hotels   13,258  48 
29   Homestead Village   12,838  95 
30 29 Remington Hotels   12,000  70 
31   Richfield Hospitality Services   11,722  50 
32 31 MOA Hospitality   11,114  136 
33   Sunstone Hotel Properties   11,005  61 
34 38 Adam's Mark Hotels & Resorts   11,000  19 
35 34 Columbia Sussex Corp.   10,872  42 
36 35 RFS Inc.   10,694  73 
37 40 Drury Inns   10,472  88 
38 42 Lane Hospitality   9,897  52 
39 41 National 9 Inns   9,841  169 
40 36 Sholodge   9,615  96 
41 46 Harrah's Entertainment   9,104  13 
42 39 Beck Summit Hotel Management Group   9,005  60 
43   Impac Hotel Group   8,513  50 
44   Royco Hotels/Travelodge Canada   7,972  122 
45 49 Hostmark Management Group   7,926  36 
46 45 Sage Hospitality Resources LLC   7,633  48 
47 54 Davidson Hotel Co.   7,368  29 
48 50 Shaner Hotel Group   7,266  53 
49 53 WestCoast Hotels   7,167  32 
50 48 Budget Host International   7,186  175 
51 43 Allegro Resorts Corp.   7,100  33 
52   Pan Pacific Hotels & Resorts   7,000  18 
53 52 Amerihost Properties   6,764  89 
54 55 Horizon Hotels Ltd.   6,733  34 
55   Taj International Hotels   6,500  55 
56   White Lodging Services Corp.   6,157  55 
57 57 Boyd Gaming Corp.   6,122  11 
58 47 Tishman Hotel Corp.   6,088  10 
59 65 AmericInn International LLC   5,580  115 
60   Ramkota / Regency Inns   5,513  44 
61   Kelly Inns Ltd./Regency Hotel Co.   5,449  42 
62 58 Loews Hotels   5,415  14 
63 64 Boykin Hospitality   5,179  24 
64 62 Shilo Inns   5,000  45 
65 63 Tamar Inns   4,848 
66   Supertel Hospitality   4,460  62 
67 56 Tollman-Hundley Hotels   4,411  17 
68   G.F Management   4,366  21 
69 69 Outrigger Lodging Services   4,300  28 
70 67 Windsor Hospitality Group   4,287  20 
71   Candlewood Hotel Co.   4,202  38 
72 73 Trigild Corp.   4,200  32 
73 74 Kimpton Hotel & Restaurant Group   3,913  22 
74 79 Crown American Hotels   3,899  26 
75 68 Cooper Cos.   3,860  21 
76 75 New Castle Hotels   3,850  16 
77 72 Wright Investment Properties   3,741  26 
78 78 DePalma Hotel Corp.   3,711  19 
79   Stanford Hotels   3,705  16 
80 80 IMIC Hotels   3,421  28 
81 71 HLC Hotels   3,308  29 
82 0 Dimension Development Co.   3,250  20 
83 77 Masters Inns   3,220  27 
84   Pacifica Host   3,200  28 
85 86 Gal-Tex Hotel Corp.   3,150  15 
86 76 Exel Inns of America   3,121  28 
87 83 Seymour N. Logan Associates   3,004  12 
88   Woodfin Suites Hotels   3,000  16 
89   Tarsadia Hotels   3,000  14 
90 89 Oceanic Hotels International   3,000 
91 82 H.I. Development Corp.   2,981  17 
92   Quorum Hotels & Resorts   2,968  11 
93   Durbin Cos.   2,967  11 
94   JHM Hotels   2,954  23 
95   Daly Seven   2,870  31 
96 61 Signature Hospitality Resources   2,798  11 
97 88 Zenith Management Co.   2,700  25 
98 97 Coakley & Williams Hotel Management   2,593  15 
99   Grand Hotels & Resorts International   2,570  23 
100 87 Marshall Management   2,560  14 

 
Top 100: What's new 

Much has changed since Hotel & Motel Management's 1997 Top 100 Hotel Companies  listing. Following are some of the more noteworthy changes because of mergers,  acquisitions or name changes. 

  • Holiday Hospitality, ranked No. 2 in 1997, is part of Bass Hotels & Resorts. 
  • ITT Sheraton Corp., ranked No. 6 in 1997, is part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts  Worldwide. 
  • Doubletree Hotels Corp., ranked  No. 10 in 1997, is part of Promus Hotel Corp. 
  • Westin Hotels & Resorts, ranked  No. 11 in 1997, is part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide. 
  • Interstate Hotels Corp., ranked  No. 12 in 1997, is part of Patriot American Hospitality. 
  • Wyndham Hotel Corp., ranked  No. 17 in 1997, is part of Patriot American Hospitality. 
  • Starwood Lodging Corp., ranked No. 18 in 1997, changed its name to Starwood  Hotels & Resorts Worldwide. 
  • CapStar Hotel Co., ranked No. 22  in 1997, is part of MeriStar Hotels &  Resorts. 
  • American General Hospitality, ranked No. 33 in 1997, is part of MeriStar  Hotels & Resorts. 
  • Gencom American Hospitality, ranked No. 37 in 1997, is part of Patriot  American Hospitality. 
  • Commonwealth Hospitalities Ltd., ranked No. 60 in 1997,  is part of Unihost  Corp. 
  • Atlific Hotels and Resorts, ranked No. 66 in 1997, is part of Ocean  Hospitalities. 
  • Associated Hotels, ranked No. 83 in 1997, changed its name to Seymour N. Logan  Associates. 
  • ClubHouse Inns of America, ranked No. 91 in 1997, is part of Patriot American  Hospitality. 
  • Hotel Group, ranked No. 94 in 1997, changed its name to Grand Hotels & Resorts  International.
 
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Last Updated on 9/30/98
By Richard L. Johnson