Carlson appoints interim leader: On Thursday Carlson appointed Scott Meyer to serve as interim leader, midscale brands, Carlson Hotels, Americas.
Miami chamber endorses casino: The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday endorsed Genting Group’s plans to build a casino-resort in Miami.
Overstock launches travel website: Overstock.com launched a hotel booking website O.co Travel, to be managed by a subsidiary of Priceline.com.
RCR buys Kicking Horse: Resorts of the Canadian Rockies bought the Kicking Horse Resort, located in Golden, British Columbia.
Interstate expands in Illinois: Interstate Hotels & Resorts has signed an agreement to manage the 473-room Pheasant Run Resort, located in St. Charles, Illinois.