News in brief: The Plaza, Cayuga, Marriott

The Plaza expands food hall: The hotel is debuting a US$3 million, food-focused addition to the space in two phases.

Read more at the New York Times


Cayuga Sustainable Hospitality announces new Costa Rican property: Hacienda Tayutic is the management company’s seventh property.

Read more at the Cayuga website 



First Marriott Executive Apartments Hotel to debut in Panama City: Marriott International announced that the Finesterre Suites in Panama City, Panama, will be converted to a Marriott Executive Apartments extended-stay hotel in early 2012.

Read more at the Marriott website 


Singapore Marriott to be refurbished: Tang Holdings will invest US$24.4 million to renovate the Singapore Marriott Hotel on Orchard Road. The project will be complete by April 2012.