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.
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UK HOTEL MARKETING CONSORTIA 2008
|Consortia||Number of hotels in the UK||Number of rooms in the UK|
|02||[The Independents Hotel Association](http://www.iha-uk.com/)||140||9,000|
|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|
|10||[Relais & Chateau||24||520|
Source: Wordsmith & Company