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Copa Marriott changes ownership amid police flux and further occupation

O Globo reported this week that Host Hotels & Resorts is buying the Copacabana Marriott hotel for US$ 47.5 million. However, Host Hotels is closely related to Marriott, which will continue to manage the property– so the purchase may be … Continue reading

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Olympic hotel “package” and new city plan to City Council this week

O Globo published stories yesterday and today about the mayor’s and the city council’s plans for Rio, here: http://oglobo.globo.com/rio/mat/2010/08/30/prefeitura-se-mobiliza-para-derrubar-pontos-que-desagradam-no-novo-plano-diretor-917513649.asp http://oglobo.globo.com/rio/mat/2010/08/29/prefeito-do-rio-eduardo-paes-quer-mudar-lei-para-construir-hoteis-ate-2015-917505758.asp http://oglobo.globo.com/rio/mat/2010/08/30/pacote-olimpico-rede-hoteleira-cobica-terrenos-na-barra-917513856.asp To sum up very briefly, mayor Eduardo Pães is sending an “Olympic package” for city council approval today, that … Continue reading

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