News in brief: Motel One, Trigild, Al Khozama

Motel One to enter Spain:  Motel One is investing €14 million (US$19 million) to own and operate a 300-room hotel in Barcelona.

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Trigild appointed receiver of 5 hotels in California:  Trigild was appointed receiver of five hotels, including the 139-room Courtyard San Luis Obispo, the 93-room TownePlace Suites Thousand Oaks Ventura County, the 120-room Courtyard Thousand Oaks Ventura County, the 120-room Best Western Valencia Inn and the 118-room Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Santa Clarita.


Al Khozama expands in Saudi Arabia:  Al Khozama Management signed agreements with Al Fahd Investment Co. to manage to properties in Al Khobar, including the 240-room Al Faisaliah Hotel & Spa, opening in 2016, and the 150-room Al Khozama Residence.

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Hay Creek to expand in Massachusetts:  Hay Creek Hotels will manage the 70-room Porter Square Hotel, located in Cambridge set to open in the spring of 2015.

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Red Lion expands in Arizona:  Red Lion Hotels Corp. announced signed a franchise agreement for a 155-room Quality Inn & Suites-branded property in Tucson, expected to convert in May.

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