News in brief:, Ritz-Carlton, Wyndham

Germany rejects proposal: Skift reports German antitrust regulators said they are likely to ban the online reservation site’s best-price deals with hotels. According to regulators, and Expedia are using rate parity clauses despite a 2013 order by Germany’s Federal Cartel Office telling another online travel company not to stop hotels from giving better prices to competitors or directly to customers.

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Turks and Caicos signs development plan: The government of the Turks and Caicos Islands has announced an agreement with a hotel developer to build a US$224 million resort. The Desarrollos Hotel Group will build the 124-room hotel, resort, casino and spa in the Grace Bay area of Providenciales and The Ritz-Carlton Hotels Co. will manage the property.

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The Reef Resort joins Wyndham: The Reef Resort in the Cayman Islands has recently joined the North American Wyndham brand, becoming the Wyndham Reef Resort Grand Cayman. 

Read more at PR Newswire