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STR Global reports US hotel development pipeline report for May 2010

According to the May 2010 STR/TWR/Dodge Construction Pipeline Report, the total active US hotel development pipeline comprises 3,447 projects totalling 3,64,612 rooms. This represents a 30.3-per cent decrease in the number of rooms in the total active pipeline compared to May 2009. The total active pipeline data includes projects in the In Construction, Final Planning and Planning stages, but does not include projects in the Pre-Planning stage.

New Candlewood Suites Opens to Serve Growing Northwest San Antonio

IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) [LON: IHG, NYSE: IHG (ADRs)], the world's largest hotel group by number of rooms, announced today the opening of the Candlewood Suites San Antonio Northwest, the first midscale extended-stay property in the rapidly growing Northwest San Antonio area. The opening of the new property, located at Braun Road and Texas Highway 1604, midway between SeaWorld and Six Flags Fiesta Texas, reflects Candlewood Suites' commitment to growing its Texas portfolio to 50 properties, with more than 30 expected to open in the next two years.

Antoinette Van den Berg has been named Director of Sales and Marketing at Aruba Marriott Resort and Stellaris Casino in Aruba, Netherlands Antilles

As Director of Sales and Marketing of the Aruba Marriott and a member of the resort's executive team, Van den Berg will oversee and implement all ECommerce, marketing and public relations initiatives, as well as transient and group sales. Van den Berg is dedicated to maintaining the resort's reputation for high service standards. "I'm ready and eager to enter this new chapter of my career," said Van den Berg.