Hansar expands in Thailand: Hansar Hotels & Resorts announced that it will open the 24-room Hansar Pranburi in Q4 2013, the 39-room Hansar Khao Yai in Q4 2013 and the 104-room Hansar Cha-am in Q4 2014.
DoubleTree to expand in Spain: Hilton Worldwide announced that it signed a franchise agreement with A. Hotels S.A. to convert the 116-room Alexandra Barcelona Hotel to the Alexandra Barcelona – a DoubleTree by Hilton in early 2014.
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Omni to expand in Arizona: Omni Hotels & Resorts announced on Wednesday that it has entered into a development agreement with USA Place LLC to develop a 330-room hotel in Tempe.
Hyatt’s earnings up in Q2: Hyatt Hotels Corp. reported a net income of US$112 million during the second quarter of 2013 compared to net income of US$39 million in the second quarter of 2012.
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Meliá’s net profit up in Q2: Meliá Hotels International reported a net profit of €12.1 million (US$16.6 million) during the second quarter of 2013, up from €10.6 million (US$14 million) in the second quarter of 2012.
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