Marriott is Fortune magazine’s ‘most admired’ hotel company

BETHESDA, MARYLAND For the sixth consecutive year, Marriott International Inc. sits atop Fortune magazine’s ranking of the most admired hotel companies.

Marriott scored 7.41, beating second-place Hyatt Hotels Corp. (6.51) by nearly a full point. Ranking third is Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. (6.18), followed by Wynn Resorts (5.97) and Host Hotels & Resorts (5.93). Rounding out the top 10 are Wyndham Worldwide, MGM Resorts International, Las Vegas Sands Corp., Accor SA and Caesars Entertainment Corp.

On the cross-industry list, only Marriott placed in the top 50, ranking 37th. Apple took the top spot overall.

The rankings are based on a global survey of executives, directors and analysts who were asked to rate companies in their industry on nine criteria, from investment value to social responsibility.