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Friday, September 13, 2013

List of some hotel magnates

There are many people who achieved remarkable success in hotel industry and made a fortune out of this industry. Below is the list of some wealthy hotel moguls. Some of them founded hotel chains, some invested in hotels and other inherited hotel empires.
 The list is not in any specific order.
  1. Prince Karim Aga Khan. is involved in many businesses including hotel chains, horse racing and breeding operation. Prince Khan has a net worth of $800 million estimated by Forbes magazine in 2010. His holding includes Serena hotels chain, through AKFED.
  2. Prithvi Raj Singh Oberoi runs Oberoi group which owns and manages chain of luxury hotels called Oberoi Hotels & Resorts. Pirthvi is the  son of  Mohan Singh Oberoi, founder of Oberoi hotels chain. His net worth, as of October 2012, estimated  by Forbes is $460 million.
  3. Sheldon Adelson owns Las Vegas Sands, which operates hotels and resorts around the globe. according to his profile on Forbes magazine he has net worth of $26.5 billion.  
  4. William Hilton owns international hotel chain of Hilton hotels. he has a net worth of $2.5 billion.
  5. Donald Trump is Chairman and president of The trump organization and founder of trump entertainment resorts. his worth is $3.2 billion in 2013.
  6. Mohamed Bin Issa Al Jaber is a Saudi billionaire who owns and invests in hotels through his company JJW Hotels & Resorts.Forbes has put his net worth for the year 2013 at $7 billion.
  7. Barbara Carlson Gage  is worth $4.1 billion and owns Carlson inc. along with her sister Marilyn Carlson.
  8. Marilyn Carlson Nelson is a co-owner of Carlson Inc. along with her sister Barbara Carlson 
  9. Karen Pritzker is a member of Pritzker family, well known for ownership of Hyatt hotel chain and Marmon Group of companies. She has a net worth of $3.2 billion.
  10. Anthony Pritzker has a net worth of 3 billion US dollars. He is one of the son of billionaire Donald Pritzker and inherited Hyatt hotel empire.
  11. Jay Robert Pritzker is another child of Donald Pritzker. Estimate of his fortune is $3 billion.
  12. Kar Po Law 
  13. Thomas Pritzker  is another of Pritzker family and Forbes magazine has put his worth as $2.3 billion 
  14. Richard Marriott is a billionaire who owns $2 billion. he runs Host Hotels.
  15. John Pritzker is another member of wealthy Pritzker family and is co-founder of Commune Hotels & resorts. 
  16. Penny Pritzker is another Pritzker family member and has $1.85 billion. She is famous for her political role during election compaign. Presently she is Secretary of Commerce in Obama's cabinet. 
  17. Bill Marriott has a net worth of $1.75 billion.He stepped down as CEO of Marriott.
  18. Elaine Wynn
  19. Linda Pritzker is a heir to Hyatt hotel fortune and is worth $1.65 billion.
  20. Dinshaw Avari  is a Pakistani parsi tycoon from Karachi. He along with his family owns and operates Avari hotels. His net worth is estimated to be $410 million according to rich list 2013.
  21. Sadruddin Hashwani is a billionaire tycoon from Pakistan. He is the chairman of Hashoo Group which owns Marriott and Pearl Continental hotels in Pakistan. Marriott Islamabad is the first hotel to get Marriott franchise. His net worth in 2010 was estimated to be $1.1 billion.
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