PATA appoints new CEO: The Pacific Asia Travel Association appointed Martin Craigs as its new CEO, effective October 31.
Pyramid to manage The Wigwam: Pyramid Resort Group signed an agreement on Thursday to manage the 331-room The Wigwam resort in Phoenix.
St. Regis hires fashion designer: Starwood’s St. Regis Hotels & Resorts hired fashion designer Jason Wu to be the next St. Regis Connoisseur.
Orient-Express refinances Brazil portfolio: Orient-Express Hotels announced on Thursday that it completed the refinancing of an US$88 million loan on its Brazilian portfolio of properties.
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Naumi expands in Singapore: The upper-scale lifestyle hotel Naumi announced on Friday that it plans to open its second location in Singapore.
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Richfield takes over Tempo Miami: After ending the tenure of RockResorts on the property, Tempo Miami signed a management deal with Richfield Hospitality on Friday.
RB Capital plans big sell off: Real estate company RB Capital, Singapore, announced on Friday that it plans to sell up to US$1.6 billion in assets over the next 12 to 18 months, including hotel properties.