Britannia buys 2 UK hotels: Britannia Hotels bought two hotels in Scarborough, U.K., The Royal and The Clifton, from English Rose Hotels Scarborough for an undisclosed price. The asking price was about
Oktogo.ru gets $10 million: Russian OTA Oktogo.ru has received US$10 million in funding.
Canadian hotel transactions up: A new report from Colliers shows that the hotel transaction volume in Canada rose to US$1.1 billion, a 54% increase over the previous year and 167% higher than 2009. Meanwhile average price-per-room increased to US$108,000, a 30% increase over 2010 and nearly 40% of hotel transaction volume came from cross-border sellers.
Scotland outperforms UK: New data from PKF shows Scottish hotels outperformed the rest of the U.K. in January.
Aqua expands in Hawaii: Aqua Hotels & Resorts is taking over management of the 147-room Maui Beach Hotel.
Playboy Club at Palms closing: The Playboy Club at the Palms Casino Resort, located in Las Vegas, will close in June.