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Marriott to open new Fairfield hotel in El Salvador
24 November 2014 Marriott International has unveiled plans to open a 130-room Fairfield by Marriott in El Salvador in 2016....

Pebblebrook to acquire 264-room hotel in Los Angeles for $78.7m
21 November 2014 Pebblebrook Hotel Trust completed the $78.7m purchase of the Hotel Palomar Los Angeles – Westwood in Los Angeles, California, US....

IHG to open third property in Medellin, Colombia
21 November 2014 InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has signed a new-build Crowne Plaza hotel in Medellin,...

JW Marriott opens second property in Houston, US
20 November 2014 JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts and Pearl Hospitality have officially opened the JW Marriott Houston Downtown in Texas, US....

DiamondRock Hospitality to buy Fort Lauderdale hotel for $149m
20 November 2014 DiamondRock Hospitality Company has agreed to acquire the Westin Beach Resort & Spa, Fort Lauderdale hotel in Florida, US, for...

Marriott International expands AC Hotels portfolio with three new properties
19 November 2014 Marriott International has expanded its AC Hotels portfolio with three new properties in Spain, Turkey and...

Strategic to acquire Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale for $140m
19 November 2014 Strategic Hotels & Resorts has entered into an agreement with an affiliate of Walton Street Capital to acquire Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale in Arizona, US, for around...

R Hotels unveils plans for sharia-compliant hotel at Palm Jumeirah
18 November 2014 R Hotels has unveiled plans for a AED500m ($136.2m), sharia-compliant, four-star hotel and spa on the Palm Jumeirah island in Dubai, UAE....

DiamondRock to sell Los Angeles Airport Marriott hotel for $160m
18 November 2014 US-based DiamondRock Hospitality has signed a purchase and sale agreement to sell Los Angeles Airport Marriott for around $160m....

Four Seasons to open five new properties in 2015
17 November 2014 Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts is set to open five new properties in the US, Morocco, South Korea and Bahrain in 2015....

Clarksburg authority issues RFP for new hotel and conference centre
17 November 2014 The Clarksburg Urban Renewal Authority (CURA) in the US has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for a new hotel and a conference centre....

Pebblebrook acquires The Westin Colonnade hotel in Miami
14 November 2014 US-based Pebblebrook Hotel Trust has acquired The Westin Colonnade Coral Gables hotel in Miami, US, for $59.4m....

ARC Hospitality to acquire Equity Inns hotel portfolio for $1.808bn
14 November 2014 American Realty Capital Hospitality Trust (ARC Hospitality) has agreed to acquire the Equity Inns hotel portfolio for $1.808bn....

Hotels to reach highest occupancy in 2015 since 1984, says PwC US
13 November 2014 Hotel room rate gains are expected to speed-up in 2015 as the industry reaches its highest occupancy level since 1984, according to a new lodging forecast by PwC US....

Viceroy set to open first European property in Portugal
13 November 2014 Viceroy Hotel Group plans to open its first European property Viceroy Algarve at Quinta da Ombria in the Algarve region, Portugal, in 2017....

Omni Hotels & Resorts adds third property in New Orleans
12 November 2014 Omni Hotels & Resorts has added Wyndham Riverfront New Orleans hotel in the US to its portfolio, which will be its third property in New Orleans following a six-month, $8m renovation....

Fibra Inn and Hoteles City Expres to develop ten hotels in Mexico
12 November 2014 Real estate investment trust Fibra Inn has signed a letter of intent (LoI) with Operadora de Hoteles City Expres to develop ten hotels in several locations across Mexico....

DoubleTree by Hilton opens first hotel in New Zealand
11 November 2014 DoubleTree by Hilton and Hilton Worldwide have opened the new hotel DoubleTree by Hilton Queenstown in New Zealand, the brand's first property in the country....

InterContinental Muscat hotel to undergo refurbishment
11 November 2014 InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) and Omran have signed a multi-year contract extension to refurbish InterContinental Muscat hotel....

IHG opens Holiday Inn Express hotel in Jakarta, Indonesia
10 November 2014 InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has opened new Holiday Inn Express Jakarta Pluit Citygate hotel in Jakarta,...

Hyatt Hotels acquires Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort and Spa in US
10 November 2014 Hyatt Hotels has acquired its partners' 92% stake in the Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort and Spa in Austin / Bastrop, Texas, for around...