All articles by Prasanth Katam

Prasanth Katam

Marriott to introduce Fairfield Inn, Courtyard brands in Brazil

Marriott International will launch two of its brands, Fairfield Inn and Courtyard, in Brazil, with the opening of hotels in Rio Grande do Sul and Parana.

Starwood announces four new Aloft properties in Latin America

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide has announced its plans to open four new Aloft brand hotels in Latin America by 2015, as part of the group’s growth strategy in the region.

Four Seasons to operate new resort in Izmir, Turkey

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts will operate a new resort in Cesme, in the Turkish province of Izmir, from 2016, under an agreement signed with developers Dilek Gayrimenkul Yatirim ve Turizm.

IHG to manage Sanctuary Cove Resort in Queensland, Australia

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has signed an agreement with Mulpha Sanctuary Cove (Developments) to take over the operation of a five-star resort on the Gold Coast of Queensland in Australia.

New Hampton Inn & Suites hotel opens in Ocala, Florida

Hampton Hotels has opened a new Hampton Inn & Suites property in Ocala, Florida, US, just a few days after inaugurating a new property in Iowa.

Ritz-Carlton to operate new hotel in Almaty, Kazakhstan

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company has announced that it will operate a new hotel in Almaty, the former capital city of Kazakhstan.

Kew Green Hotels to manage four Holiday Inn properties in UK

Kew Green Hotels has expanded its portfolio to 30 properties in the UK, with the addition of four Holiday Inn hotels.

Loews Hotels & Resorts buys The Madison in Washington D.C.

Loews Hotels & Resorts is buying the Madison Hotel in Washington, D.C. from Jamestown Properties, for an undisclosed amount, with the transaction expected to close in January 2013.

Rezidor group inaugurates Park Inn by Radisson hotel in northern France

The Rezidor Hotel Group has opened the Park Inn by Radisson Lille Grand Stade hotel in the city of Villeneuve D’Ascq in northern France.

Hyatt, Westin properties to come up at Jekyll Island Beach Village in US

The Hyatt and Westin hotel groups are planning new hotels at the mixed-use development Jekyll Island Beach Village in the US state of Georgia.