InterContinental

InterContinental Returning to San Diego

The San Diego Union-Tribune 11/16/15 InterContinental Returning to San Diego By Lori Weisberg San Diego will see the return of long absent InterContinental Hotels & Resorts, with the development of a new 400-room hotel on the waterfront in downtown San Diego. The 19-story, $218.7 million hotel had been long planned, but it was only recently...
Marriott Starwood Merger

Marriott’s Plan to Buy Starwood for $12.2 Billion Could Trigger More Hotel Mergers

Los Angeles Times 11/16/15 Marriott’s Plan to Buy Starwood for $12.2 Billion Could Trigger More Hotel Mergers By Hugo Martin http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-marriott-starwood-20151116-story.html   Marriott International Inc.’s plan to acquire Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. will create the world’s largest hotel company and could trigger more mergers as rivals jockey to compete. The deal announced Monday...
Eric Prevette

Hospitality Veteran and Former Irvine Co. Executive Launches Karas, a Lifestyles Hotel Brand

The Orange County Register 10/22/15 Hospitality Veteran and Former Irvine Co. Executive Launches Karas, a Lifestyles Hotel Brand By Hannah Madans http://www.ocregister.com/lansner/hotels-688604-prevette-president.html   A hospitality veteran formerly with The Irvine Co. has joined forces with Carlos Lopes, Murray Holland and an investment banking firm in Dallas to launch Karas Lifestyle Hotels. Eric Prevette, Lopes and...