Digital signage provider Scala has installed a digital signage network for its in-store TV channel at 180 Sainsbury's Convenience stores in the U.K. Coca-Cola, Nestle and Masterfoods will be among the companies that will advertise on Sainsbury's in-store channel.
More hotels are seeking to ensure their guests can take a bit of their unique experience home with them, by way of tailor-made souvenirs. Guests at the Fairmont hotel chain, for example, can create their own perfume, jewelry or ice cream flavor.
The developers of Louisville's 21c Museum Hotel and Proof are taking their hotel and restaurant concept to Austin, Texas. The 44-story Austin project will include 209 hotel rooms, 202 condominiums, 12 rental lofts, museum space, a spa and other amenities.
The Philippines should see more than $4 billion in hotel development, according to its Department of Tourism. Among the major projects on tap is a complex planned for the central business district of Makati City in downtown Manila.
Noble Investment Group in Atlanta is in a deal to buy six AmeriSuites hotels with a total of 754 rooms from a Global Hyatt Corp affiliate. The hotels will be converted to Hyatt Place hotels, and Noble plans to spend $30,000 per room during the conversion.