Rezidor expands in Qatar: The Rezidor Hotel Group announced an agreement with Al Jassim Group to open Hotel Missoni Doha in 2015.
Langham expands in China: Langham Hospitality Group signed an agreement to manage a 330-room hotel in Xiamen, China.
IHG gets new COO: John Bamsey has retired as IHG’s COO of India, Middle East and Africa and will be replaced by Pascal Gauvin.
IHG switches reporting structure: IHG announced on Tuesday that it will switch its segmental reporting structure from Americas, EMEA and Asia Pacific to Americas, Europe, Asia/Middle East/Africa and Greater China.
Shangri-La launches sustainable seafood: Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts announced on Tuesday a new policy of prohibiting serving shark fin in all of its operated restaurants and banquets.
Billions pledged to build Russian resorts: Two wealthy Russian businessmen have signed preliminary agreements to invest 70 billion rubles (US$2.2 billion) in resorts in Dagestan.