Marriott International, Inc., is a leading international lodging company boasting more than 3,700 lodging properties in 73 countries and territories. Operating around 3,700 properties in over 70 countries, the company is one of the leading hoteliers in the world. Hotels included in the chain are: Renaissance, Marriott Hotels & Resorts, Courtyard and Fairfield Inn. As well, Marriott International, Inc. is the proprietor of the Ritz-Carlton luxury chain and resort, offering over 2,000 rental units for corporate housing, while managing approximately 45 golf courses. Around 30 percent of the company is owned by the Marriott family.