News in brief: Hotel Indigo, Holiday Inn, Hyatt Regency

Hotel Indigo to enter Paris:  IHG announced this week that it signed a management agreement with Société Foncière Lyonnaise to open the 57-room Hotel Indigo Paris – Opera in 2014.

Read more at IHG’s website


Holiday Inn expands in Rome:  IHG announced on Wednesday that it signed a franchise agreement with Roma Ovest S.r.l., part of JSH Group, to open the 229-room Holiday Inn Rome – Pisana in the fourth quarter of this year.

Read more at IHG’s website


Hyatt Regency expands in Thailand:  Hyatt Hotels Corp. announced on Wednesday that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a management agreement with Kamala Bay Ventures Co. to open the 202-room Hyatt Regency Phuket Resort in late 2013.

Read more at eTurboNews


Mfar to invest $150 million in Maldives resort:  Mfar Hotels & Resorts plans to invest US$150 million to develop a resort in the Maldives.

Read more at Times of Oman


Main Course to develop hotel in Maine:  Main Course Hospitality Group received a green light from Bangor municipal authorities to develop a TownPlace Suites-branded property.

Read more at Bangor Daily News