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Auromatrix Holdings plans to set up resort in Passekudah, Sri Lanka

Chennai-based Auromatrix Holdings Pvt Ltd, a technical, management and marketing consultant for various hotel developers in India, plans to set up a resort at Passekudah, Sri Lanka. This is its first project outside India. It has set up Auro Lanka Hotels & Resorts Pvt Ltd (ALHP) to implement the project. Auro Lanka hopes to capitalise on the growth in the tourism and hospitality sector in the island nation, by investing in projects in Passekudah, Kuchchaveli, Trincomalee and Kalpatiya.

Astha International plans to set up three-star hotel in Berhampur

Astha International Limited, one of India's leading direct selling companies, expects to acquire 300 acres in Berhampur, Orissa by January 2011 for its Rs 500-crore integrated township project called 'Astha City'. It has also evinced interest in setting up a three-star hotel in the city but the details are yet to be finalised. The company also intends to build a mall in the city with a total built-up area of 15,000 sq ft.

8 more Sheraton hotels to open in China this year

CHINA Sheraton Hotels & Resorts plans to open eight more hotels in China before the end of 2010, and another 18 by 2015.

Riu to double Morocco portfolio to 6 hotels

MOROCCO Riu Hotels & Resorts will grow its Morocco portfolio with two hotels in the seaside town of Agadir and one hotel in the city of Marrakech.

New 456-key Courtyard by Marriott Shanghai Puxi is brand’s third-largest

SHANGHAI Nestled in the cultural and entertainment center of Shanghai, Courtyard by Marriott Shanghai Puxi is ideal for both business and leisure guests, offering travelers spacious rooms, excellent value and a great location with easy access to both the local railway and metro.

Sage Hospitality latest to offer opt-in housekeeping services

DENVER Touting it as an environmentally friendly option, Denver-based Sage Hospitality has begun offering an opt-in housekeeping program at 18 hotels across the United States, including The Renaissance Blackstone Chicago Hotel and The Nines in Portland, Oregon.

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Park Regis Hotel to Launch in Malaysia

Park Regis Hotel to Launch in Malaysia - Hospitality News 'False' -

StayWell Hospitality Group, the owner and operator of the Park Regis and Leisure Inn brands today announced a new agreement to operate an international 4 star hotel in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Scheduled to open in the first half of 2011, Park Regis Kuala Lumpur will be StayWell Hospitality Group's first hotel to open in Malaysia.

Rezidor announces the Park Inn Sofia / Bulgaria

Hotel Designs Industry News: Rezidor announces the Park Inn Sofia / Bulgaria

The Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the fastest growing hotel companies worldwide, announces their very first Park Inn in Bulgaria:

Starwood Hotels & Resorts in Asia Pacific Launches New eMenus Tool To Give Meeting And Event Planners Easy Access to Banquet and Catering Menus

Starwood Hotels & Resorts announced that Starwood hotels and resorts in Asia Pacific will now offer an innovative eMenus tool to provide meeting and event planners with direct access to banquet and catering menus. A number of Starwood hotels already have eMenus live on their websites, with many more Starwood Hotels & Resorts in Asia soon to follow.

Financial Results | Strong 2010 Interim Results - Accor

Strong performance by the Hotels business in the first half:
- Revenue up5. 1 % like-for-like

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3 Immediate things to do for your hotel's Social Marketing

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here are the 3 things you can do for your hotel's social marketing, starting today!