News in brief: DoubleTree, HRG survey

DoubleTree to enter downtown Toronto: Hilton Worldwide and Bayview Hospitality Group (BHG) haveannounced that the Metropolitan Hotel Toronto, which BHG recently acquired along with the hotel’s two restaurants, will become downtown Toronto’s first DoubleTree by Hilton.

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HRG outlines room rate trends: Hotel room rates in Latin America soared in 2012 as capacity failed to keep pace with demand from international business travelers, according to the latest annual hotel survey from corporate services company Hogg Robinson Group (HRG).

Read more at the HRG website