The 163-room Villa Kennedy, part of the Rocco Forte Hotels
chain, will open March 1 in Frankfurt, Germany. The property offers
a spa, seven meeting rooms and a ballroom.
The 290-room Doubletree Hotel Los
Angeles-Westwood has been sold and, after a thorough renovation,
will be reflagged and managed by Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants
Group as its stylish and luxurious Hotel Palomar. Completion is
scheduled for June 2007.