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Hotel marketing consortia 2008 – Industry data

06 November 2008 by

Best Western remained the UK's largest hotel marketing consortium in 2008, counting 285 member hotels with a combined 15,305 bedrooms.

The 140-strong Independents Hotel Association retained its grip on the second place thanks to a total tally of 9,000 bedrooms. This was 2,000 fewer than in 2007 when the group numbered more than 180 hotels.

These facts and figures are reported in British Hospitality: Trends and Statistics 2008, published by the British Hospitality Association.

The full report (which is free to BHA members) can be bought for £250 (for the printed version) or £200 (for a PDF file). Prices are progressively discounted as the year moves on. For enquiries or orders, phone 0207 404 7744 or contact mailto:bob.bacon@bha.org.uk..

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UK HOTEL MARKETING CONSORTIA 2008

ConsortiaNumber of hotels in the UKNumber of rooms in the UK
01Best Western](http://www.bestwestern.co.uk/?IATA=00158450&CMP=KNC-paidsearch&HBX_PK=best+western&HBX_OU=50) 285 15,305
02[The Independents Hotel Association](http://www.iha-uk.com/) 140 9,000
03[The Circle](http://www.circlehotels.co.uk/) 450 5,500+
04[Classic British Hotels](http://www.classicbritishhotels.com/) 81 4,741
05[Leading Hotels of the World](http://www.lhw.com/) 16 2,120
06[Small Luxury Hotels](http://www.slh.com/) 35 1,750
07[Fine Individual Hotels](http://www.fihotels.com/) 50 1,415
08[Pride of Britain](http://www.prideofbritainhotels.com/iflash.html) 34 1,110
09[Design Hotels](http://www.designhotels.com/) 13 935
10[Relais & Chateau 24 520

Source: Wordsmith & Company

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