Accor shares to be sold: Colony Capital and Eurazeo will sell 22.5 million Accor SA shares, or 9.65% stake of total Accor shares. Placing of the shares will begin immediately.
Alila grows in Middle East: Alila Hotels & Resorts will open a second luxury resort development in Mirbat, Salalah, Oman, in 2017. The development is owned by Alil Salalah, a subsidiary of the Oman Investment Fund.
Read more at Hotelier Middle East
Steigenberger signs in Spain: Steigenberger Hotel Group signed a franchise agreement for the former Dorint Royal Golf Resort & Spa Camp de Mar in Spain. Its contractual partner is RIMC Camp de Mar Hotel Management S.L., a subsidiary of the RIMC International Hotels & Resorts Group.
Read more at Steigenberger’s website
IHG adds Manhattan hotel: IHG signed a new Crowne Plaza hotel in New York City. The 251-room property is scheduled to open in 2017, and IHG will manage the hotel on behalf of the owner, LRR Holdings.
Chelsea Hotels to sell two inns: Chelsea Hotels is putting New York’s McCarren Hotel & Pool and Martha Washington Hotel up for sale. Eastdil Secured was selected to handle the transaction.