News in brief: Sage, Fairmont, StayWell

Sage expands in Colorado:  Sage Hospitality announced that it now manages the 403-room Embassy Suites Denber – Downtown/Convention Center. This marks Sage’s largest and first urban property of its portfolio of 10 full-service U.S. hotels.

Read more at Houston Chronicle


Fairmont removes shark fin from menus:  Fairmont Hotels & Resorts announced that it removed shark fin from all its hotel menus in Asia.

Read more at MarketWatch


StayWell expands in England:  StayWell Hospitality Group announced its first U.K. property, the 272-room Park Regis Birmingham set to open in 2014.

Read more at PR Newswire UK


Red Lion expands in California:  Red Lion Hotels Corp. announced the company has signed a franchise license agreement with the owners of a hotel in Cathedral City, California. In fall 2012, the Quality Inn & Suites Date Palm will convert to Red Lion Hotel Cathedral City.

Read more at MarketWatch