Worldhotels has signed an agreement with Othon Hotels of Brazil for five new affiliate hotels.

The hotels are located in Rio de Janeiro, Salvador and Belo Horizonte and will be part of the group’s 450 affiliate properties.

The group is looking to double the number of hotels in the region by the end of the year, according to

Othon Hotels commercial director Tomas Ramos said that Worldhotels is the logical choice because it offers the most comprehensive set of sales, marketing and reservations.

Othon Hotels has a five-brand portfolio of 26 properties with 2,000 guestrooms located in Brazil, Portugal and the US.