News in brief: Choice, Preferred, AAHOA

Clarion Collection expands in New Zealand:  Choice Hotels’ Clarion Collection added the 60-room Metropolis serviced residences, located in Auckland.

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Preferred adds 19 hotels in Q2:  Preferred Hotel Group noted added 19 hotels in the second quarter of 2012.




AAHOA protests BP:  The Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA) is organizing a march on a BP office in Houston to protest the Deepwater Horizon court-supervised settlement.