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The Most Popular Hotels With Business Travelers

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    The Most Popular Hotels With Business Travelers

    Before you peek, take a guess as to which brand is most favored by corporate folks on the go.

    Don't be fooled by the photo. We included Paris Hilton because the Internet seems fond of her, but actually her hotel chain could only manage fourth place. Certify, a popular expense reporting system, recently analyzed its data to find the 10 most expensed hotels. To see who came in first, check out our slideshow.

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    1. Marriott

    1. Marriott

    No. of Locations: 3,700 locations in 75 countries and territories

    HQ: Bethesda, MD

    Impress Your Friends With This Knowledge: 1) Listed on the NYSE as MAR. 2) Its brands include Ritz-Carlton, Gaylord Hotels and Residence Inn by Marriott (though your friends may know that one).

    Hotel Slogan: Your home away from home.

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    2. Hampton Inn

    2. Hampton Inn

    No. of Locations: 1,800 locations in the United States, Canada, Latin America and Europe

    HQ: McLean, VA (owned by Hilton)

    Impress Your Friends With This Knowledge: In 2017, Hampton will open its first Middle East property, a 420-room project in Dubai.

    Hotel Slogan: Feel the Hamptonality

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    3. Courtyard By Marriott

    3. Courtyard By Marriott

    No. of Locations: 950 Courtyard hotels in 38 countries and territories.

    HQ: Bethesda, MD

    Impress Your Friends With This Knowledge: 1) Sees itself as brand that created the upper-moderate tier. 2) Official hotel of the NFL.

    Hotel Slogan: It’s a New Stay

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    4. Hilton Garden Inn

    4. Hilton Garden Inn

    No. of Locations: 600 worldwide 

    HQ: McLean, VA

    Impress Your Friends With This Knowledge: In early 2016, it will have a Hilton Garden Inn in all 50 states. The 216-room Aston Aloha Beach Hotel is being renovated and rebranded as the Hilton Garden Inn Kauai/Wailua Bay.

    Hotel Slogan: Everything. Right where you need it.

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    5. Holiday Inn Express

    5. Holiday Inn Express

    No. of Locations: 2,365

    HQ: Atlanta, GA (also London and Rio de Janeiro)

    Impress Your Friends With This Knowledge: Recently opened its first hotel in Papua New Guinea.

    Hotel Slogan: 1) Stay Smart. 2) Also known for its “…but I did stay at a Holiday Inn Express last night” ad campaign.

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    6. Doubletree

    6. Doubletree

    No. of Locations: 410 locations in 35 countries on six continents.

    HQ: McLean, VA (owned by Hilton)

    Impress Your Friends With This Knowledge: 1) The chain has given out more 300 million chocolate chip cookies. Every guest receives one upon arrival. 2) It’s newest locations are in Amsterdam, Park City, Utah, and Santiago, Chile.

    Hotel Slogan: Where the little things mean everything.

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    7. Holiday Inn

    7. Holiday Inn

    No. of Locations: 1,158

    HQ: Atlanta, GA (also London and Rio de Janeiro)

    Impress Your Friends With This Knowledge: 1) The destroyed Holiday Inn Lebanon stands as a stark reminder of the 1975 Civil War. 2) Nashville has a neighborhood called SoBro (South of Broadway), and it’s the site of a proposed 228-key Holiday Inn.

    Hotel Slogan: Change Your View

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    8. Hilton

    8. Hilton

    No. of Locations: 560 in 83 countries and territories

    HQ: McLean, VA 

    Impress Your Friends With This Knowledge: 1) This year, it launched a concert series that has included Nick Jonas and Paramore. 2) Sydney’s Hilton Hotel just sold to an Asian investor for a whopping $442M. (The Australian record for hotels sales was the $463M Sheraton on the Park.)

    Hotel Slogan: 1) Filling the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality. 2) Travel With Purpose.

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    9. Hyatt

    9. Hyatt

    No. of Locations: 587 properties in 50 countries

    HQ: Chicago, IL

    Impress Your Friends With This Knowledge: It’s NYSE symbol is H. The only letters that aren’t being used as stock symbols are J and U. (United Airand Jackpot Enterprises used to have those but no longer needs them.)

    Hotel Slogan: Feel the Hyatt Touch

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    10. Fairfield Inn

    10. Fairfield Inn

    No. of Locations: 700 properties throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and India.

    HQ: Bethesda, MD (Owned by Marriott)

    Impress Your Friends With This Knowledge: In the moderate price tier, the past month has brought new locations in Bowling Green, KY; Waterloo, IA; Pembroke Pines, FL; and Rehoboth Beach, DE. It also opened its third hotel in Mexico.

    Hotel Slogan: Let’s Get it Done