News in brief: Sonesta, Wynn, Lanai

Sonesta expands in Illinois:  Sonesta International Hotels Corp. announced on Wednesday that it will convert the Staybridge Suites Schaumburg into the 112-room Sonesta ES Suites Schaumburg in August.

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Wynn’s ex-wife seeks share sale:  Steve Wynn’s ex-wife Elaine Wynn is in court arguing that restrictions on her selling her shares of Wynn Resorts.

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Murdock may sell Lanai holdings:  U.S. billionaire David Murdock is reportedly in talks to sell his holdings on Hawaii’s Lanai island. Murdock controls the island’s resorts, which are operated by Four Seasons.

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Sunstone announces public offering:  Sunstone Hotel Investors Inc. plans to sell 11 million shares.

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Choice offers $400 mln in senior notes:  Choice Hotels International announced on Tuesday its intention to offer US$400 million of senior notes.

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Sheraton New Orleans to be renovated:  Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide announced that the Sheraton New Orleans will receive a US$45 million renovation.

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