News in brief: Marriott, Hospitality Ventures, historic New Hampshire hotel

Marriott to debut in Serbia: The 107-room Courtyard by Marriott Belgrade City Center is set to open in early 2014 under a management agreement with PFB Properties d.o.o.

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Hospitality Ventures Management Group adds two Florida hotels: Hospitality Ventures Management Group (HVMG), has assumed third-party management of two International Palms Resorts in Florida, International Palms Resort & Conference Center – Cocoa Beach and International Palms Resort & Conference Center – Orlando.

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Balsams Grand Resort Hotel sold: The New Hampshire property where the first U.S. presidential primary ballots have been cast for 50 years has been sold to two of the state’s businessmen for an undisclosed price.

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Hunter Realty brokers sale of former Hyatt Place in Alabama: The 150-room hotel was sold to Ascent Hospitality for US$19.25 million and converted to a SpringHill Suites by Marriott.

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