05/22/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Hilton, Starwood Spying Suit: Hilton Gets Grand Jury Subpoena

NEW YORK (Reuters) -- Hilton Hotels Corp. said Tuesday it received a federal grand jury subpoena for documents related to allegations that the company and two executives stole documents from rival Starwood Hotels & Resorts to develop Hilton's luxury brand, Denizen Hotels.

The privately held Hilton also said it has decided to suspend temporarily the development of its Denizen brand. It did not elaborate on why it was suspending development of Denizen