Top 10 World Hotel Rankings Released

MKG Hospitality recently released its 2009 Top World Hotel Rankings, with the InterContinental Hotel Group (IHG) retaining its number one position. 

Here is the list in full:

1. IHG
2. Wyndham Hotel Group
3. Marriott International
4. Hilton
5. Accor
6. Choice
7. Best Western
8. Starwood Hotels & Resorts
9. Carlson Hospitality
10. Global Hyatt

Wyndham Hotel Group trails in second position. The U.S.-based group recorded a 7.7 percent increase in its rooms supply, edging ever so closely to the number one spot. This growth was predominantly driven by the $131 million acquisition of two brands from Global Hyatt, the economy Microtel Inns & Suites and the long-stay product Hawthorn Suites, together adding almost 400 new properties.