SilverNeedle buys Australia hotel: SilverNeedle Hospitality bought the 154-room Chifley at Lennons Hotel Brisbane for A$57 million (US$59.6 million) from Abacus Property Group and plans an A$35 million (US$36 million) renovation of the property.
IHG expands in Oklahoma: IHG announced on Monday that it converted the Hilton Tulsa Southern Hills to Crowne Plaza Tulsa – Southern Hills.
GHM expands in Indonesia: GHM signed an agreement to manage the 100-villa The Chedi Nusa Penida, set to open in 2015 on an island 10 km (6.2 miles) south of Bali.
Simone expands in NYC: Simone Development announced that it signed an agreement to manage a 125-room Residence Inn, to be located in the Bronx.
Caesars to rename Las Vegas casino resort: Caesars Entertainment Corp. announced that it will rebrand Imperial Palace Hotel and Casino as The Quad Resort & Casino. A renovation of the property is already under way.
Driftwood expands in Missouri: Driftwood Hospitality Management announced on Monday that it has been appointed to manage the 750-room Tan-Tar-A Resort, located in Osage Beach.