News in brief: Rosedale, Travelocity, India

Indian rates up:  The Hotel Price Index survey by shows that in the first six months of 2011 Indian hotel rates increased an average of 1% year-on-year.

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Rosedale added to Voilà network:  The Voilà Hotels Rewards network added four hotels in China that are part of the Rosedale Hotel Group.

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Thanksgiving rate down in US:  New data from the online travel agency Travelocity shows that the average hotel rate in the U.S. for the Thanksgiving travel period will be 4% less than last year, while airfare will be more expensive.

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TripAdvisor offering widgets:  On Wednesday the online hotel review company TripAdvisor announced that it would offer specialized widgets that hotels can use to display TripAdvisor content on websites.

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