News in brief: Pentahotels, Staybridge Suites, Hotel Equities

Pentahotels to expand in China’s Henan Province: Pentahotels has been chosen by Henan Guozhiji Real Estate Development Co. to manage Pentahotel Luohe, opening in 2016. The 224-room hotel will be located on the top floors of a 37-story complex including offices, residences and a shopping mall.

Read more at Travel Daily Asia


Staybridge Suites to debut in Saudi Arabia: IHG has signed a 15-year management agreement with Al Andalus Property for the 164-key Staybridge Suites Al Andalus Mall, which would be the brand’s first hotel in that nation.

Read more at Trade Arabia


Hotel Equities adds La Quinta in Pittsburgh: Atlanta-based Hotel Equities has been selected to manage the newly converted 145-room La Quinta Inn & Suites Pittsburgh North in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The hotel is the first for Hotel Equities in the greater Pittsburgh area.