Curiously enough, many of the hotels operated by Island Hospitality Management are landlocked. The company operates more than 70 hotels in throughout the US (about 20 states and the District of Columbia). Among its nearly 15 brands are Courtyard by Marriott, Hampton Inn, Hilton, Best Western, Residence Inn, and Summerfield Suites. Island Hospitality Management manages hotels owned by partner Innkeepers USA Trust, a hotel real estate investment trust. It also offers its sales and marketing, HR, operations, maintenance, and accounting services to third party hotel owners. CEO Jeffrey Fisher owns the company, which he founded in 1986.