Park Plaza back in black: Park Plaza Hotels Ltd. posted a profit of US$2.47 million (€1.72 million) for the first six months of 2011 after posting a loss during the same period in 2010.
Read more at Park Plaza Hotels
MetWest buys Topnotch resort: MetWest Realty Advisors, a real estate private equity firm, announced on Thursday that it purchased Topnotch Resort and Spa, located in Stowe, Vermont.
Centra going to Bali: Centara Hotels & Resorts announced on Thursday that it will open its first overseas Centra brand in Bali.
Big proposal for Tampa: A developer announced plans for a US$350 million mixed-use project to revitalize downtown Tampa, Florida that would include a hotel. Financing has not been secured yet.
Read more at the St. Petersburg Times
Great Wolf utilizes social media: Great Wolf Resorts has implemented numerous real-time interactive social media features on company websites.