News in brief: JRK, Los Pericues, ABS-CBN

JRK buys Tennessee hotel:  JRK Property Holdings announced on Tuesday that it bought the 472-room Sheraton Nashville Downtown Hotel.

Read more at Reuters


Developers reapply for Los Pericues resort:  Developers reapplied to build the Los Pericues, located on the coast of Mexico’s Baja California after the initial application was denied by the Mexican government.

Read more at CBS News


ABS-CBN to build theme park resorts:  Filipino media company ABS-CBN Corp. announced that it has created a theme park resort division to develop in the Philippines.

Read more at ABS-CBN


JW Marriott hit with Legionnaires:  Two former guests at the JW Marriott Chicago have died of Legionnaires’ disease allegedly contracted at the hotel.

Read more at the Chicago Sun-Times


Springfield may allow multiple casinos:  The mayor of Springfield, Massachusetts, announced that the city may consider allowing more than one casino-resort to be developed in the city.

Read more at The Boston Globe