Starwood Launches Its Year-Round Global Endless Weekends Program

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) has launched its new global Endless Weekends(SM) program that will be featured year-round at participating Westin, Sheraton, Four Points by Sheraton hotels worldwide in great city and resort destinations.
Endless Weekends feature a weekend rate offer that is valid Thursday-Sunday. Some resort and leisure destinations also offer Endless Getaways(SM) with the same great rates and benefits available from Sunday through Thursday.

The Endless Weekends program benefits include:

- Low weekend room rates with or without breakfast included - Breakfast rates include complimentary breakfast for two daily - Children 12 and under eat free from the kid`s menu. One free meal per child for every adult meal purchased - Children 17 and under stay free in their parent`s room - 4 p.m. late checkout - subject to availability

In the United States, the current Endless Weekends room rates for the summer season is $59-$249 and for room with breakfast included are $79-299.

Enhanced Endless Weekends benefits will be introduced throughout the year on a periodic basis. The following regions are currently offering enhanced Endless Weekends benefits for a limited time:


United States—When you reserve an Endless Weekends with breakfast rate from now through September 8, 2002, you will also receive the following: For Westin Hotels & Resorts: You will be greeted at check-in with a Bloomingdale`s tote bag filled with valuable offers, including a 15% Bloomingdale`s savings certificate; a Bloomingdale`s signature key chain; a 30% discount on all Heavenly Bed(R) and Heavenly Bath(SM) products; and, a free 30-minute AT&T Prepaid Phone Card. For Sheraton & Four Points by Sheraton Hotels: Receive at check-in a Coca Cola(R) beach bag filled with Coca-Cola mugs, fun gifts, snacks and a free 30-minute AT&T Prepaid Phone Card. Plus, free Coca-Cola beverages are included throughout your entire stay.

Europe—For the summer season, Endless Weekends rates are up to 50% off regular rates and available at participating Westin, Sheraton, Four Points by Sheraton hotels including The Luxury Collection and St. Regis hotels as well. In Europe, the Endless Weekends package is valid from Friday to Sunday. Participating hotels include The Westin Excelsior, Rome, from EUR 429; the Sheraton Park Tower, London, from GBP 169.36; Hotel Bristol, A Westin Hotel, Vienna, from EUR 245; and the ArabellaSheraton Grand Hotel, Munich from EUR 144.

Asia-Pacific—Whether you are looking for great shopping in Hong Kong or Singapore, a relaxing spa getaway in Bali or Bangkok, or the natural outdoor attractions in Fiji or the Gold Coast of Australia, we have a wide selection of participating Westin, Sheraton, Four Points by Sheraton, St. Regis and W hotels in 60 cities in Asia-Pacific. Some sample Endless Weekend starting rates include the Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel & Towers, Bangkok, from US $80; the Sheraton Nusa Indah Resort, Bali, from US $79; the Sheraton Imperial, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from MYR $275; the Sheraton Perth Hotel, Perth, Australia, from AUD $120; and, the Sheraton on the Park, Sydney, Australia, from AUD $245.

For reservations, please call 1-800-325-3535 and mention promo code “EWD.” Some restrictions apply. To book online, or for additional information, please visit

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with more than 740 properties in more than 80 countries and 110,000 employees at its owned and managed properties. With internationally renowned brands, Starwood is a fully integrated owner, operator and franchiser of hotels and resorts including: St. Regis, The Luxury Collection, Sheraton, Westin, Four Points by Sheraton, W brands, as well as Starwood Vacation Ownership, Inc., one of the premier developers and operators of high quality vacation interval ownership resorts. For more information, please visit

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