News in brief: Accor, Fairmont, Resort Group

Accor expands in Indonesia:  Hotel Nikko Jakarta has been rebranded as Pullman Jakarta Indonesia. The hotel is being refurbished but will stay open for guests, with a scheduled completion in 2013.



Fairmont, Qatar ally:  On Thursday Fairmont Hotels & Resorts announced a marketing alliance with Qatar Airways.

Read more at MarketWatch


Resort Group plans Cape Verde expansion:  The Resort Group PLC plans to build six resorts with a total of 4,300 rooms over the next 12 to 15 years.

Read more at A Semana (in Portuguese)


Marriott terminates Cornhusker franchise:  Marriott International Inc. is terminating its franchise agreement with Cornhusker Marriott Hotel in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Read mote at The Lincoln Journal Star