BRANSON, MO. — Springfield, Mo.-based John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts has announced plans to develop a new hotel within the 7,500-acre Branson Creek master-planned community in Branson. The hotel, which will be located at 1001 Branson Creek Rd. near the new Branson Regional Airport, will have six to nine stories, 180 to 200 rooms and will contain meeting space. Construction is set to begin this fall, with completion scheduled for summer 2010.