Accor sells Paris Pullman: Accor announced Thursday that it had sold the Pullman Bercy for US$150 million (€105 million) to Host Hotels & Resorts.
Majestic Saigon doing big expansion: The century-old Majestic Saigon announced a US$100 million expansion that will increase rooms from 175 to 500 by 2014.
Mining mogul buys Hyatt Coolum: Australian mining billionaire Clive Palmer bought the Grand Hyatt Coolum for an undisclosed sum.
Chicago’s Radisson Blu Aqua accepting reservations: The Radisson Blue Aqua in Chicago, set to open this fall, began accepting reservations on Thursday
Survey shows public thinks eating healthy costs more: According to the latest research from Mintel Foodservice, 41% of restaurant-goers think eating healthfully at their favorite eateries is more expensive than not eating healthfully.