News in brief: Mandarin Oriental, RCI, Oberoi

Mandarin Oriental gets celebs onboard:  A Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group advertising campaign has some high-profile participants, including Hollywood actor Kevin Spacey, French footwear designer Christian Louboutin and French actress Sophie Marceau.

Read more at Mandarin Oriental


RCI expands in Asia:  Vacation exchange company RCI added Hon Tam Resort & Spa in Vietnam and Patong Bay Garden Resort in Thailand to its roster.

Read more at Travel Daily News


Mayfair buys Oberoi hotel:  Mayfair Hotels and Resorts bought the Oberoi Palm Beach in Gopalpur-on-Sea for US$2.1 million.

Read more at The Economic Times


M&M selling hospitality stake:  Mahindra & Mahindra has approved divesting an 8% stake in its hospitality division Mahindra Holidays & Resorts India.

Read more at Business Standard