The Hartford Hotels chain were founded in 1810 in the Hartford, Connecticut area. The company has over twenty thousand employees in the Insurance industry.
The Helmsley chain of hotels was founded by Harry Helmsley who began life as a businessman and, together with his wife Leona, built up his property empire which includes the Helmsley hotels.
Clarion Hotels are a chain of Choice Hotels International. Choice Hotels, originally Quality Courts United, was founded in 1939 by seven southern motel owners. Quality Royale became Clarion Hotels in 1987.
The Ibis Hotel chain is a very successful and popular hotel chain that was founded in 1974 in the town of Brodaux. Today, there are more than 950 Ibis Hotels worldwide.
Orbitz Worldwide Inc was founded in 2001 and are headquarted in Chicago. Orbitz is an online hotel and travel booking site. They do not own any hotels themselves.
The Four Seasons Hotels were founded in 1960 in Toronto, Canada, by architect Isadore Sharp. Starting out as a single modest hotel, today the luxury chain boasts 90 hotels in more than 35 countries.
The collective noun for hotels is a chain of hotels.
There doesn't seem to be a specific hotel chain under the name 'Foley Hotels'. However, there are many listings for hotels located near Foley, Gulf Shores, Alabama.
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The Best Western hotel chain was founded in 1946 by M.K. Guertin. It began as an informal referral network by several smaller independent California hotels.
It was founded in the early 1970s by Mr. Jacques Robitaille. In 1976 he made the first steps in the hotel business with the acquisition of Quebec Inn Motel.