News in brief: Choice, Fortuna, Normandy

Choice partners with Lancemore:  Choice Hotels Australasia is partnering with The Lancemore Group to offer hotel management services.

Read more at Hotel Management


Fortuna to renovate Long Island hotel:  Fortuna Realty Group said it plans to renovate the historic Garden City Hotel, located in New York City.

Read more at Newsday


Normandy to develop Boston hotel:  Normamdy Read Estate Partners is finalizing plans for a 325-room hotel, to include 220 apartments, in Boston’s South End.

Read more at The Boston Globe


Boston may get convention center hotel:  The Massachusetts Convention Center Authority is reportedly finalizing a deal to take by eminent domain land next to the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center to build a hotel.

Read more at The Boston Globe


Byblos gets palace distinction:  Hotel Byblos Saint Tropez received the Palace distinction from the Jury Palace.

Read more at Voyage (in French)