News in brief: Wyndham, Summit, Intrawest

Wyndham to enter Costa Rica: Wyndham Hotel Group announced the signing of a franchise agreement for the first resort in Costa Rica to fly the Wyndham Hotels and Resorts brand flag, the Wyndham Papagayo Yu Resort in Guanacaste. The 151-room property, owned by ASECCSS, is scheduled to open by the end of 2015.

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Summit names new CFO: Summit Hotel Properties appointed Greg Dowell executive vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer effective October 1. Dowell will succeed Paul Ruiz, who has served as interim CFO since May.

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Intrawest completes Blue Mountain Ski Resort acquisition: Intrawest Resorts Holdings has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the 50% interest in Blue Mountain Ski Resort in Ontario, Canada, that it does not already own from Blue Mountain Resorts Holdings Inc. for C$58 million (US$52 million).

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Waldorf Astoria to expand in Bali: Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts signed a management agreement with PT. Sharandy Land for a third Waldorf Astoria property in Indonesia. The 100-key Waldorf Astoria Bali, Ubud is scheduled to open in 2018.

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