MeliŠ Hotels International, S.A. (formerly Sol MeliŠ) is a Spanish hotel chain which was founded by Gabriel Escarrer JuliŠ in 1956 in Palma de Mallorca. It is also known as and referred to by its former name of Sol MeliŠ. The company is one of Spain's largest domestic operators of holiday resorts and the 17th biggest hotel chain worldwide. Domestically in Spain the company is the market leader in both resort and urban hotels. Currently the hotel chain operates 374 hotels in 40 countries on 4 continents under the brands MeliŠ, Gran MeliŠ, ME by MeliŠ, Paradisus, Innside by MeliŠ, TRYP by Wyndham, Sol Hotels and Club MeliŠ.