News in brief: Edwardian, Bangkok

Edwardian to expand in London:  Edwardian Group plans to build a 360-room hotel in Leicester Square as part of a mixed-use development that will include a cinema.

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Bangkok hotel performance suffering:  A new report from HVS shows that Bangkok hotel occupancies are down 20% to 40% on average as travelers cancel or postpone their trips. As the protests are localized to specific areas of the city, some hotels near the protest sites are feeling the impact considerably more than others.