by Michael C. Lowe | September 15, 2010

Sol Melia announced its entrance into the U.S. market with the 502-room Melia Atlanta. The former Renaissance Atlanta Hotel Downtown will change hands on Oct. 15 and begin a $35 million renovation expected to wrap up in 2013. The property is on the edge of the city's downtown business district and offers 30,000 square feet of meeting facilities.