News in brief: Marriott, HTL, Wyndham

Marriott Hotels debuts wireless charging: Marriott International brand Marriott Hotels is introducing portable charging stations featuring wireless charging in the Greatroom lobbies of 29 of its hotels this month.

Read more at Marriott’s website


HTL to expand in Norway: HTL hotels is taking over Rica Travel and G20 Rica in Oslo and will refurbish them according to HTL brand standards. The hotels will open in early 2015.


Wyndham adds 10 in India: Wyndham Hotel Group signed franchise agreements for 10 properties under the Ramada Encore and Howard Johnson brands in India to be opened by mid-year 2017.

Read more at Business Standard News 


Ramsay restaurant at The London NYC to close: The high-end Gordon Ramsay restaurant there plans to serve its last dinner Saturday. Maze by Gordon Ramsay at the hotel, as well as The London Bar, will remain open.

Read more at NY Daily News


Aston to manage two Pennsylvania properties: Aston Hotels & Resorts said it will manage Split Rock Resort & Golf Club and The Mountain Laurel Resort & Spa in the Poconos Mountains region of Lake Harmony, Pennsylvania.

Read more at Pacific Business News