There is a growing trend among hotel chains to buy international franchises in order to improve their management.
For example, in Costa Rica, the Ramada Herradura changed its name to Wyndham Herradura following an investment of $1 million last December. In 2011, the Gran Hotel Costa Rica transformed its brand, changing its name to Gran Hotel Costa Rica Ascend Collection.
In El Salvador the Crowne Plaza, Real Intercontinental, Sheraton and Hilton President Princess are under investigation for allegedly fixing prices.
A statement by the Superintendence of Competition (SC) reads:
The Superintendence of Competition (SC) has initiated an investigation against four hotels for the allegedly engaging in anticompetitive practices by having agreement between competitors to fix prices of food services for events. This practice could affect and alter the conditions of competition for food and hotel services accordingly to purchasers of these goods.
The hotel is immersed in 45 hectares of primary and secondary forest , at the foot of the majestic Arenal Volcano , which makes it a true oasis of peace, enriched by an exuberant vegetation and diverse fauna. Montaña de Fuego has become one of the most beautiful hotels in the area, with one of the most privileged panoramic views of the Arenal Volcano.
Operates in Costa Rica, Honduras and Panama
Phone: (506) 2479 1220 - (506) 2479 1220
We are one of the best luxury hotels in San Jose, we have five-stars for business or pleasure travel.
Operates in Panama, Nicaragua, Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador and Costa Rica
Phone: (506) 2523 1266 - (506) 8378 1266
Hotel Makanda by the Sea in Costa Rica announced that is has been chosen by the Elegant Small Hotels division of Lanier Publishing International Inc. for the prestigious honor of cover hotel for the 25th Silver Edition Guidebook.