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IHG to develop new Holiday Inn Express hotel in Bangkok
29 January 2015 InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has entered a management agreement with Prime Living Soonvijai to develop new Holiday Inn Express & Suites Bangkok Soi Soonvijai hotel in Bangkok, Thailand....

Militants attack Corinthia Hotel in Tripoli
28 January 2015 At least ten people have been killed in the Libyan capital Tripoli after militants attacked the Corinthia Hotel in the city....

Marriott to buy Delta brand for $135m
28 January 2015 Marriott International has entered an agreement with British Columbia Investment Management (bcIMC) subsidiary Delta Hotels Limited Partnership to acquire its Delta Hotels and Resorts brand,...

LaSalle buys 681-room hotel in San Francisco for $350m
27 January 2015 LaSalle Hotel Properties has acquired The Westin Market Street hotel in San Francisco, California, US, for around $350m....

Urgo and Ensemble consortium starts work on new hotel in New York
26 January 2015 An Urgo Hotels & Resorts and Ensemble Hotel Partners joint venture has started construction of a ten-storey, full-service Marriott Hotel in downtown Ithaca, New York, US....

DoubleTree by Hilton opens 201-room property in Jacksonville, US
23 January 2015 DoubleTree by Hilton has opened a 201-room DoubleTree by Hilton Jacksonville Airport hotel in Florida, US....

Autograph Collection adds Mauna Kea Beach Hotel to portfolio
23 January 2015 Autograph Collection has announced the addition of Mauna Kea Beach Hotel on the Kohala Coast in Hawaii to its portfolio of...

Aimbridge Hospitality to manage 489-room Hilton Rose Hall Resort & Spa in Jamaica
22 January 2015 US-based Aimbridge Hospitality has been selected to manage the oceanfront Hilton Rose Hall Resort & Spa, which was acquired by Sagicor, owner of three Jewel Resorts in Jamaica....

Ashford Hospitality to acquire Memphis Marriott East hotel for $43.5m
21 January 2015 Ashford Hospitality Trust has signed an agreement to acquire Memphis Marriott East hotel in Tennessee, US, for around $43.5m....

SECO Development announces new hotel in Seattle, US
21 January 2015 SECO Development has announced the design and construction of its new four-star 'Hotel at Southport' in Seattle....

ReviewPro to provide guest intelligence solution for Australian hotels
20 January 2015 ReviewPro has partnered with Star Ratings Australia to offer its guest intelligence solution to accommodation providers across the country....

Carlson Rezidor to open two Radisson hotels in US
19 January 2015 Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group subsidiary Radisson has signed agreements for two hotels in the US, which include Radisson Hotel Oklahoma City Airport and Radisson Hotel North Baltimore....

Aberdeen to get two new IHG hotels
19 January 2015 InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has signed two hotels at Aberdeen International Airport, which will operate under franchise agreements with long-time owner partner Dominvs Group....

Marriott to open first AC Hotel-branded property in South Florida
16 January 2015 Marriott International plans to open the new AC Hotel Miami Beach in April 2015, which will be the first property of its brand in South Florida, US....

Starwood Hotels & Resorts and KFK to open Westin hotel in Dallas, US
15 January 2015 Starwood Hotels & Resorts and KFK Group (KFK) have signed an agreement to open a new Starwood-managed Westin hotel in Dallas, Texas, US. ...

Wyndham opens second Ramada hotel in Malaysia
14 January 2015 US-based Wyndham Hotel Group has opened the new 357-room Ramada Plaza Dua Sentral Kuala Lumpur hotel in Malaysia, which is the brand's second hotel in the country....

Ashford Hospitality buys 168-room property in Austin, US
13 January 2015 US-based Ashford Hospitality Trust has entered an agreement to acquire the 168-room Lakeway Resort & Spa in Austin, Texas, for around $33.5m....

M&R Hotel Management adds Holiday Inn L.I. City – Manhattan View to portfolio
13 January 2015 M&R Hotel Management has secured a contract to manage the Holiday Inn L.I. City – Manhattan View hotel in Long Island City, Queens, US....

DoubleTree by Hilton opens new property in Cranberry
12 January 2015 DoubleTree by Hilton Pittsburgh Cranberry has opened, representing the brand's sixth property in the metropolitan Pittsburgh area....

Swiss-Belhotel plans to open ten new properties in Gulf region in 2015
12 January 2015 Swiss-Belhotel International Group has unveiled plans to open ten new hotels in 2015 to expand its operations in Gulf states, with properties in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Oman and Iraq....

Emaar opens new Manzil Downtown Dubai hotel in UAE
09 January 2015 Emaar Hospitality Group has opened a new upscale lifestyle boutique hotel called Manzil Downtown Dubai in UAE. ...