Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. operates as a self-managed and self-administered real estate investment trust. It conducts operations solely through Host Hotels & Resorts L.P. and its subsidiaries. Its portfolio consists of luxury and upper upscale properties in the United States under brand names that are widely recognized in the lodging industry. The company also invests in properties located in Canada, Mexico, Chile, the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, and Poland. It owns lodging assets in prime urban, airport and resort/convention locations. Host Hotels & Resorts was founded on October 8, 1993 and is headquartered in Bethesda, MD.