A whole lot of hotel brands, but only a handful of owners

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    A handful of companies hold the keys to millions of hotel rooms globally, but the list of hotel brands that those companies own is legion. Marriott owns Fairfield, TownePlace and Moxy; Hilton owns Curio, DoubleTree, Tru and Hampton; Intercontinental owns Holiday Inn, Candlewood and Hotel Indigo, to name a few.

    With a multibillion dollar fight for ownership of Starwood underway, here's a brief rundown, in order of total rooms controlled, of who owns what.