PRAGUE, Czech Republic -- The U.S. Embassy here warned U.S.
travelers away from two hotels in Prague, the Hotel Forum and Hotel
Panorama. The hotels were recently purchased by the Corinthia
Group, a Maltese company with a Libyan partner.
The U.S. had previously warned Americans that they could be
prosecuted under the Libyan Sanctions Regulations for staying or
eating in any of Corinthia Group's hotels.The company owns five
other hotels in the Czech Republic as well as hotels in Malta,
Turkey, Tunisia and Hungary.