Passport relaxation prompts Starwood offerings

To celebrate this summer’s suspension of passport requirements to Canada, the Caribbean and Mexico, Starwood is offering new deals at many of its hotels and resorts in these destinations.Under the new rules, U.S. citizens will be able to travel without passports to these destinations through September 30, 2007, providing they show a receipt verifying they have applied for a passport.

To take advantage of great summer rates at award-winning hotels and resorts including The Westin Aruba Resort, The Sheraton Grand Bahama Island Our Lucaya Resort, The Westin Resort & Spa, Los Cabos and the W Montreal among others, simply visit Starwood makes it extra easy to take advantage of new rules by including a downloadable passport application form on its internet page.


Examples of summer savings include a $200 credit per room at Starwood’s resorts in the Caribbean, when guests present either a newly issued U.S. passport or official proof of application for passport. Participating resorts include The Westin Aruba Resort, The Westin Grand Bahama Island Our Lucaya Resort, The Sheraton Grand Bahama Island Our Lucaya Resort and Sheraton Cable Beach Resort.



From city nightlife to stunning seaside retreats, many of Starwood’s hotels and resorts in Mexico are extending a $100 credit per stay per person to be applied toward upgrades, food & beverage and spa services. Participating hotels include The Westin Resort & Spa, Cancun, W Mexico City and The Sheraton Hacienda del Mar Resort and Spa, Los Cabos among others.


Explore Canada this summer! Great examples of summer packages include rates starting at $215 CAD per night at Le Meridien Versailles in Montreal with breakfast and $179 CAD per night at The Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel including exclusive discounts to local area attractions.