News in brief: Hyatt Regency Coolum, Majestic Saigon

Accor sells Paris Pullman:   Accor announced Thursday that it had sold the Pullman Bercy for US$150 million (€105 million) to Host Hotels & Resorts.

Read more at Fox Business



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.

Read more at MSN News



Mining mogul buys Hyatt Coolum:   Australian mining billionaire Clive Palmer bought the Grand Hyatt Coolum for an undisclosed sum.

Read more at The Australian



Chicago’s Radisson Blu Aqua accepting reservations:   The Radisson Blue Aqua in Chicago, set to open this fall, began accepting reservations on Thursday

Read more at the Radisson Blu Aqua website



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.

Read more at Mintel