Omni Hotels & Resorts is an American privately held, international luxury hotel company based in Dallas, Texas. The company is currently owned by private equity investor Robert Rowling of TRT Holdings, who bought the company in February 1996 from World International Holdings, Ltd. and the Hong Kong-based conglomerate, The Wharf (Holdings) Limited. The company currently[when?] operates 60 properties in the United States, Canada, and Mexico totaling over 20,010 rooms and employing more than 23,000 people. Of the properties only two are franchised (Cancun and Puerto Aventuras), with the remaining hotels being either managed or managed and owned by Omni Corporate. Omni was the largest hotel chain to not offer in-room adult movies, until Marriott announced a similar policy in 2011.