News in brief: Venture, Syracuse, The Plaza

UK hotel group enters administration:  Administrators have been called in for Venture Hotel Group properties.

Read more at the Manchester Evening News


NYC firm to reopen Syracuse hotel:  Fundamental Advisors has revealed it plans to buy and reopen a historic hotel dating from the 1920s in downtown Syracuse, New York.

Read more at The Wall Street Journal


The Plaza honored:  The Plaza Hotel in New York City announced on Tuesday that it joined the Historic Hotels of America. 

Read more at MarketWatch


Kravitz hired for Bisha:  Lifetime Developments and INK Entertainment have hired Lenny Kravitz’s design firm to create a special floor in the under-development Bisha Hotels and Residences in Toronto.

Read more at AZoBuild


Swiss resorts bemoan lack of snow:  A lack of snowfall is delaying opening dates for Swiss ski resorts.

Read more at Agence France-Presse