News in brief: Rezidor, Accor, Amanresorts

Rezidor to expand in Hungary:  The Rezidor Hotel Group announced that it will open the 236-room Park Inn by Radisson Zalakaros in 2015. Zalakaros is located near Lake Balaton.

Read more at Hotel News Resource


Australian hotel joins MGallery:  Hotel Lindrum, located in Melbourne, joined Accor’s MGallery collection.

Read more at Spice News


DLF ‘close’ to selling Amanresorts:  Once again, DLF reports that it is close to completing its sale of luxury hotel chain Amanresorts International Pte Ltd.

Read more at Reuters


Vantage signs master license in South Korea:  Vantage Hospitality Group announced that via a subsidiary it signed a master license agreement with Service Legends to introduce Value Inn Worldwide and Value Hotel Worldwide brands to South Korea.

Read more at Hospitality Net


Enjoy buys 45% of Caesars subsidiary:  Enjoy bought 45% of Caesars Entertainment Corp. subsidiary Baluma, which owns and operates the Conrad Punta Del Este Resort and Casino, located in Punta del Este, Uruguay. As part of the deal Caesars will become a shareholder in Enjoy.

Read more at Hospitality Net


Portugal hotel revenues down:  Portugal’s national statistics institute reported hotel revenues in the country decreased 2% in the first nine months of 2012, despite a 3% increase in foreign visitors to 6.2 million.

Read more at Reuters


Ascott expands in China:  The Ascott Ltd announced that it secured a contract to manage the 177-unit Citadines South Chengdu serviced residences property.