Rezidor expands in South Africa: The Rezidor Hotel Group announced that it will open the 122-room Park Inn by Radisson Cape Town Newlands in the first quarter of 2014.
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Swissôtel expands in United Arab Emirates: Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts announced that it will open the 280-room Swissôtel Jadaf Dubai, part of a mixed-use development that will include two other hotels, in 2016.
Delta expands in Canada: Delta Hotels and Resorts announced that it will open a 150-room, 4-star hotel in Thunder Bay, Ontario.
Blackstone shopping three Florida Hiltons: Blackstone Group is reportedly looking for a buyer in whole for the 296-room Hilton Cocoa Beach and the 200-room Hilton Key Largo Grande and for a leasehold interest for the 416-room Hilton Clearwater Beach for a combined US$250 million.
Read more at Real Estate Alert
Red Lion expands in Colorado: Red Lion Hotels Corp. announced that it signed a franchise license agreement for a hotel at Denver International Airport.
Read more at The Sacramento Bee
Atlantic City Hard Rock cancelled: AC Gateway said on Wednesday that it will not proceed with developing a Hard Rock International casino-resort in Atlantic City, New Jersey, citing economic issues.
Worthys to build Washington hotel: Walt and Karen Worthy announced plans to build a 700-room hotel next to the Spokane Convention Center.
Read more at The Spokesman-Review