David Wood invests in companies involved in hotels and hospitality. David currently holds shareholdings in the companies who own: (las vegas hotels) Bellagio . Caesars Palace . Circus Circus . Eldorado . Excalibur . Flamingo . Harrah’s . Horseshoe . Luxor . Mandalay Bay . MGM Grand . New York-New York . Park MGM . Reno . Silver Legacy . The Cosmopolitan . Tropicana . Wynn ….. (macao hotels) The Londoner . The Parisian . The Plaza . The Sands . The Venetian ….. (cruise operators) AIDA . Carnival . Costa . Cunard . Disney . Hapag-Lloyd . Holland America . Marella . Norwegian . Oceania . P&O . Princess . Regent Seven Seas . Seabourn . TUI Cruise ….. (hotel brands) Ascend . Atlantica . Barut . Blue Diamond . Cambria . Clarion Pointe . Comfort . Days Inn . Dorfhotel . Grupotel . Iberotel . Jaz . Magic Hotels . Quality Inn . Ramada . RIU Hotels . Sleep Inn . Sol Y Mar . Travelodge . TT Hotels . TUI Blue . Wyndham Grand ….. (theme parks & water parks) Adventure Island . Aquatica . Busch Gardens . Discovery Cove . Disney California Adventure . Disney’s Animal Kingdom . Disneyland . Disney’s Hollywood Studios . Epcot . Magic Kingdom . SeaWorld . Sesame Place . Water Country USA . Walt Disney Studio Parks . Walt Disney World Resort ….. (travel companies) Airbnb . Airtours . Crystal Ski Holidays . Expedia . First Choice . Hotels.com . Hotwire.com . Orbitz . Travelocity . trivago . Vrbo . Wolters Reisen . etc.
Other investment sectors include: (1) Music & Entertainment (2) Media & Broadcast (3) Hotels & Hospitality (4) Fashion & Cosmetics (5) Food & Beverage (6) Technology (7) Retail (8) Sport (9) Medical, Healthcare & Pharma (10) Automotive (11) Industry & Manufacturing (12) Energy & Mining (13) Telecommunications (14) Banking & Finance (15) Insurance (16) Property & Real Estate (17) Shipping & Delivery.
Sector 3 (Hotel & Hospitality)
– Airbnb, Inc.
American online marketplace operator focused on short-term homestays and experiences. They also own Luxury Retreats International, Tilt.com, Accomable, Aibiying, Trooly, Deco Software, Trip4real Experiences, Lapka, Airbnb UK, and HotelTonight. Find out more: Airbnb [#178 #USA – Shareholding of less than 1%]
– Caesars Entertainment Corporation
American hotel and entertainment company who are a global leader in hospitality. They own Caesars Palace, Harrah’s, Horseshoe, Eldorado, Silver Legacy, Circus Circus, Reno and Tropicana brands. Find out more: Caesars [#16 #USA – Shareholding of less than 1%]
– Carnival Corporation & PLC
British-American cruise operator with a combined fleet of over ninety vessels across nine cruise line brands including: AIDA Cruises, Carnival Cruise Line, Costa Cruises, Cunard Line, Holland America Line, P&O Cruises, P&O Cruises Australia, Princess Cruises, and Seabourn. Find out more: Carnival [#351 #UK – Shareholding of less than 1%]
– Choice Hotels International, Inc.
American multinational hospitality company that is one of the largest hotel chains in the world with more than 7,000 hotels in more than 40 countries. Their brands include: Ascend Hotel Collection, Cambria Hotels, Comfort, Sleep Inn, Clarion Pointe, Quality Inn to name but a few. Find out more: Choice Hotels [#296 #USA – Shareholding of less than 1%]
– Expedia Group, Inc.
American online travel shopping company who own Expedia, Vrbo, Hotels.com, Hotwire.com, Orbitz, Travelocity, trivago and CarRentals.com. Find out more: Expedia [#157 #USA – Shareholding of less than 1%]
– H World Group Limited
Chinese company who are a key player in the global hotel industry, operating over 8,000 hotels and over 750,000 rooms in 17 countries. H World is the master franchisee in China for Mercure, Ibis and Ibis Styles, and co-development rights for Grand Mercure and Novotel. Find out more: H World [#126 #China – Shareholding of less than 1%]
– Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc.
American REIT [real estate investment trust] that invests in the hotel and resort sector. They focus on luxury and upper upscale resort, large convention center and urban hotels; and their portfolio includes 42,200 rooms in 78 of the best and most well-known hotels. Find out more: Host [#315 #USA – Shareholding of less than 1%]
– Las Vegas Sands Corporation
American casino and resort company who own “integrated resorts” [gambling, accommodation, retail, meeting space]. in Asia, including the Marina Bay Sands Singapore, The Sands Macao, The Londoner Macao, The Venetian Macao, The Plaza Macao Macao, and The Parisian Macao. Find out more: Las Vegas Sands [#71 #USA – Shareholding of less than 1%]
– MGM Resorts International,
American company who own hotels, casinos, conference venues, live music venues, theatrical entertainment, restaurants, nightclubs and retail spaces. The MGM Resorts portfolio encompasses 29 unique hotel and destinations in the US and Macau. Find out more: MGM Resorts [#53 #USA – Shareholding of less than 1%]
– Michelin (Compagnie Générale des Établissements Michelin SCA)
French company with interests in travel guides and roadmaps, Michelin stars for restaurants; Bookatable online reservation; etc. Find out more: Michelin [#362 #France – Shareholding of less than 1%]
– Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings
American company that is the third-largest cruise operator in the world and operates 29 Best-in-class ships through Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises, and Regent Seven Seas Cruises. Find out more: Norwegian Cruise Line [#325 #USA – Shareholding of less than 1%]
– Restaurant Group PLC
British company who are one of the UK’s largest hospitality businesses operating around 400 restaurants and pub restaurants under the brands Wagamama, Frankie & Benny’s, Chiquito, Brunning & Price, Coast to Coast, Fire Jacks, and TRG Concessions which trades principally at airports. Find out more: Restaurant Group [#236 #England – Shareholding of less than 1%]
– SeaWorld Entertainment, Inc.
American theme park and entertainment company that own the Theme Parks: ‘SeaWorld’ in Orlando, San Diego, and San Antonio; ‘Busch Gardens’ in Tampa Bay and Williamsburg, ‘Sesame Place’ in Philadelphia and San Diego; and Discovery Cove in Orlando. They also own the Water Parks: ‘Aquatica’ in Orlando and San Antonio; ‘Adventure Island’ in Tampa; and ‘Water Country USA’ in Williamsburg. Find out more: SeaWorld Entertainment [#342 #USA – Shareholding of less than 1%]
– TUI Group
A German travel company who own the hotel, cruise and travel companies: Atlantica Hotels, Barut Hotels, Blue Diamond Hotels, Crystal Ski Holidays, Dorfhotel Hotels, Grupotel Hotels, Iberotel Hotels, Jaz Hotels, Magic Hotels, Marella Cruises, Airtours, Wolters Reisen, First Choice, Hapag-Lloyd Cruises, Robinson Club, Riu Hotels, Sol Y Mar Hotels, TUI Airways, TUI Blue, TUI fly, TT Hotels, etc. Find out more: TUI [#321 #Germany – Shareholding of less than 1%]
– Vail Resorts, Inc.
An American company with a ‘Mountain’ division that owns and operates 40 ski resorts in 4 countries; a ‘Lodging’ division that owns and operates hotels, condos, private residences and golf courses; a ‘Retail’ division that runs around 200 ski, bike, golf and fly fishing shops; and a ‘Real Estate Development’ division that oversees property development. Find our more: Vail Resorts [#340 #USA – Shareholding of less than 1%]
– Walt Disney Company
American company who, amongst other things, own parks, resorts and a cruise line. Find out more: Walt Disney [#34 #USA – Shareholding of less than 1%]
– Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, Inc.
American Hotel & Resort chain who operate over 8,900 hotels in 95 countries through a series of 22 brands which include the likes of Travelodge, Ramada, Days Inn and Wyndham Grand. Find out more: Wyndham [#314 #USA – Shareholding of less than 1%]
– Wynn Resorts Limited
American company who develop and operate high-end hotels and casinos including the Wynn Las Vegas, Encore Boston Harbor, Wynn Macau and Wynn Palace Cotai. Find out more: Wynn Resorts [#73 #USA – Shareholding of less than 1%]