News in brief: Marshall, IHG, Hilton

Marshall signs 1st Caribbean contract:  Marshall Hotels & Resorts announced on Wednesday that it has signed a management deal for the 160-room Windward Passage Hotel in St. Thomas.

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Tonka Bay sells to Wyndham:  Tonka Bay Equity Partners announced on Tuesday that it sold its vacation rental and property management subsidiary The Resort Company to a subsidiary of Wyndham Worldwide.

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Inland buys Fairmont Dallas:  Inland American Lodging Group paid US$69 million for the 545-room Fairmont Dallas.

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Boston Renaissance to be auctioned:  On Tuesday the Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel, which opened just in 2008, had an auction date set by city officials after the hotel developer Loeb Partners Realty defaulted on its US$90 million mortgage.



Hilton Auckland for sale:  The 165-room, 5-star Hilton Auckland, which opened in 2001, is being put up for sale by the building owner. Hilton is planning on continuing to manage the hotel.

Read more at The New Zealand Herald


IHG, Cartera launch rewards program:  IHG and Cartera Commerce announced on Wednesday the launch of a global shopping rewards program for hotel guests.

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