In the United States, Mobil Travel Guides and AAA conduct regular inspections and issue annual guidebooks listing accommodations on one- to five-star or diamond scales. Those ratings reflect specific written standards for facilities and services. Ratings of hotels in other countries, if they exist, come from a variety of sources, including the government, tourism groups, and sometimes the operators themselves. And while affiliation with an international brand name improves the chances that ...

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