Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. announced today that it will release the Company’s first quarter financial results prior to market open on Thursday, April 30, 2009, followed by a conference call at 10:30am ET. The conference call will include a brief discussion of the quarter followed by questions and answers. The call will be moderated by Jason Koval, Vice President, Investor Relations. Participants may listen to the simultaneous webcast of the conference call by logging onto the company website http://www.starwoodhotels.com and choosing Investor Relations within the Corporate Information section of the website at 10:30am ET or by calling 719-325-4751 fifteen minutes prior to the call. In addition, a replay has been arranged, which will air from Thursday, April 30, 2009 at 1:30pm ET through Thursday, May 7, 2009 at 12:00 midnight.