News in brief: Hilton Garden Inn, Eaton Luxe, Radisson Blu

Hilton Garden Inn to debut in Colombia: Hilton Worldwide has signed a management agreement to operate a new-build Hilton Garden Inn hotel in Barranquilla, Colombia, expected to open in 2013.

Read more at The Financial 


Eaton Luxe makes plans in Bali: Langham Hospitality Group has signed a management agreement for the 178-room Eaton Luxe, Nirwana Bali, set to open in 2014, marking the brand’s first extension into resorts.

Read more at eTravel Blackboard 


Radisson Blu to move into Sochi: The Rezidor Hotel Group announced the 500-key Radisson Blu Resort & Congress Hotel, Sochi is scheduled to open in the first quarter of 2013.

Read more at Reuters


New hotel, retail and residential complex for Midtown Manhattan: Thor Equities has plans to develop a site at 516 to 520 Fifth Avenue and 43rd Street and is in discussions with hotel companies about the project.

Read more at the Wall Street Journal 


Tihany to redesign The Oberoi Hotel in New Delhi: Adam Tihany’s concept for the renovation focuses on a contemporary interpretation of Sir Edward Lutyens Indian influence and traditional Indian craftsmanship. Lutyens has been referred to as one of Britain’s most prolific architects and is best known for his leading role in redesigning and building New Delhi in the early 20th century. The renovation is scheduled to be complete in late 2014.