Aimbridge Hospitality

North America

IHG Opposes Marriott’s City Express Trademark Bid

InterContinental Hotels Group is challenging Marriott International’s attempt to trademark City Express by Marriott, citing potential confusion with its Holiday Inn Express brand.
North America

Dolly Parton Confirms Plans for Nashville Hotel

Dolly Parton has announced plans for a downtown Nashville hotel called Songteller Hotel, along with a museum showcasing her fashion and career artifacts.
North America

Soho House Rejects Takeover Offer

Soho House dissolved its Independent Special Committee after rejecting an offer for strategic transactions, causing discontent among shareholders due to the stock’s low trading price.
North America

U.S. Hotel Profitability Lags Pre-Covid Levels

A new report indicates that U.S. hotel debt maturities, exacerbated by lagging profitability, high interest rates, and rising insurance costs, will drive increased transactions in 2024, especially in top gateway markets.
North America

Archipelago Expands Across Mexico and the DR

Archipelago International opened its first office in the Dominican Republic and signed multiple hotel management agreements in the DR and Mexico, adding numerous new properties.
North America

Las Vegas’ Mirage Hotel and Casino to Close

Hard Rock International will cease operations of The Mirage Hotel & Casino to begin transforming the venue into the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino and Guitar Hotel Las Vegas. The new resort will feature a guitar-shaped hotel nearly 700 feet in height.
North America

Selina’s Leaders Move to Soothe Worries

Selina Hospitality issued an update, emphasizing management’s confidence through executive stock conversions and alignment with shareholders, clarifying that insider stock sales were automatic transactions for tax purposes, not discretionary market sales.