World Hotels added 73 hotels and 20,000 rooms to its portfolio during 2010.

The additional properties increased the company’s number of hotels by 35%, bringing its total to more than 450 hotels in 65 countries.

The new properties include 19 hotels in the US, 35 in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and a further 19 hotels in Asia Pacific.

World Hotels also plans to add 80 hotel properties in 2011.