World on a Platter

Homegrown unicorns are venturing overseas with the prospect of greater business. Will they emerge victorious?

Masayoshi Son, often referred to as the big daddy of the investment world, addressing analysts in August in Tokyo said, “The world’s biggest hotel chain is Marriott. And how many monthly net room additions? 8,000. Hilton, the second biggest, added 7000; and Intercontinental, the third biggest hotel chain in the world, 2,000.”