Marriott to enter Bosnia: Marriott International announced that it will enter Bosnia with the 75-room Residence Inn Sarajevo, set to open in late 2014 under a franchise agreement with SEIC Hospitality.
Read more at Marriott’s website
3 Sheratons signed in Africa: Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide announced that it signed three Sheraton Hotels & Resorts-branded hotels in Mauritania, Guinea and South Sudan including the Sheraton Nouakchott, set to open in 2017, the 282-room Sheraton Conakry, set to open in 2015 and the 235-room Sheraton Jubal, also set to open in 2015.
Hilton to expand in Malaysia: Hilton Worldwide signed a management agreement with Pekah Hotels to open the 313-room Hilton Kota Kinabalu in 2015.
Read more at Travel Daily News
Mantra to expand in Australia: Mantra Group will manage a 68-room hotel under development in Melbourne under its Peppers brand.
Bali hotel rebrands: PT Buahan is taking over management of its owned 38-room Ubud Hanging Gardens by Orieng Express, rebranding the Indonesian hotel as Hanging Gardens Ubud.
&Beyond expands in Tanzania: &Beyond announced it took over management of the 13-villa Benguerra Island Lodge, located in Zanzibar.