Best Western remained the UK's largest hotel marketing consortium in 2009, counting more than 285 member hotels with a combined 15,305-plus bedrooms.
The 140-strong Independents Hotel Association retained its grip on the second place thanks to a total tally of 9,000 bedrooms while Classic Britain's 8,500 bedrooms across 170 hotels put it in third place.
These facts and figures are reported in British Hospitality: Trends and Statistics 2009, 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 £175 (for a PDF file). For enquiries or orders, phone 0207 404 7744 or contact Philippa Brady.
UK HOTEL MARKETING CONSORTIA 2009
|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+|
|05||[Classic British Hotels](http://www.classicbritishhotels.com/)||80+||4,700+|
|06||[Leading Hotels of the World](http://www.lhw.com/)||14||1,780|
|07||[Small Luxury Hotels](http://www.slh.com/)||37||1,850+|
|08||[Fine Individual Hotels](http://www.fihotels.com/)||50||1,415|
|09||[Pride of Britain](http://www.prideofbritainhotels.com/iflash.html)||37||1,250|
|11||[Relais & Chateau||25||535+|
Source: Wordsmith & Company