Preferred expands in Vegas: Preferred Hotel Group announced on Thursday that it has added Wynn Las Vegas and Encore, both located on the Las Vegas Strip, to its membership.
Hilton Worldwide expands in Brazil: Hilton Worldwide announced that it has signed a management agreement with Carvalho Hosken Hotelaria Ltda. for the 298-room new-build Hilton Barra, Rio de Janeiro.
Indian Hotels gets 1-year reprieve for Taj: Indian Hotels Co. was granted a one-year extension of its management lease for The Taj Mahal Hotel, located in New Delhi.
Absolute expands in Thailand: Absolute Hotel Services Group announced that it will open U Avela Hua Hin will open in early 2014.
Carnation expands in India: Carnation Hotels signed a contract with Bajaj Hill Resorts Pvt Ltd for managing Suryavilas Luxury Resort & Spa in Himachal Pradesh.
Tata Sons increase Indian Hotels stake: Tata Sons has increased its stake in Indian Hotels Co. by purchasing 46.3 lakh shares.