News in brief: Four Points, Ascend, Kentucky

Starwood to re-enter Perth:  Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide is set to re-enter Perth, Australia, with the signing of a management agreement to operate the former Citigate Perth, which will be rebranded as a Four Points by Sheraton.


Ascend gets membership development team:  Choice Hotels International announced that it created a dedicated membership development team for Ascend Collection.

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Lexington to get new lifestyle hotel:  The former First National Building in Lexington, Kentucky, will be converted into the 21c Museum Hotel.

Read more at The Lexington Herald-Leader


MTR Gaming expands in Pennsylvania:  MTR Gaming announced it has entered into an agreement to manage a franchised Baymont Inn and Suites located in Erie, Pennsylvania.

Read more at BusinessWire