This statistic shows the revenue of the largest hotel groups worldwide in 2014. The hotel chain Hilton Worldwide generated approximately 10.5 billion U.S. dollars in revenue in 2014.
Global hotel groups - additional information
In 2014, InterContinental Hotels Group was the largest hotel company in the world in terms of revenue, generating nine billion U.S. dollars more than its closest competitor, Marriott International. Among the listed global hotel groups, Choice Hotels International had the smallest revenue at just over three quarters of a billion U.S. dollars. However, Choice had 6,303 hotels worldwide in 2014 – 1,606 more than InterContinental Hotels Group.
A large proportion of the hotels in the InterContinental Hotels Group is made up by properties belonging to Holiday Inn Express and Holiday Inn, with 2,365 and 1,212 hotels respectively. Other brands belonging to the InterContinental Hotels Group include the Crowne Plaza, Candlewood Suites, and Hotel Indigo. Despite being a British-owned company, the majority of the group’s revenue is generated in the Americas. The group appears to be popular in the United States, evidenced by the fact that is was given a Customer Satisfaction Index score of 78 out of 100 by Americans in 2014.
The most expensive region in the world in terms of average daily rates in hotels is the Middle East. In 2014, the average daily rate in the Middle East was 165.97 U.S. dollars – more than 50 dollars higher than that of the Asia Pacific region, which was the cheapest region during that year. People in Switzerland spent the most on average daily rates when traveling in their home country in 2014. People from Argentina spent the most when traveling abroad.