Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. Announces Third Quarter Earnings Release Date

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) announced today that it will release the Company`s third quarter financial results prior to market open on Tuesday, October 31, 2000, followed by a conference call at 10:30 a.m. (eastern). The conference call will include a brief discussion of the quarter followed by questions and answers. The call will be moderated by Dan Gibson, Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs and will include remarks by Barry Sternlicht, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and Ron Brown, Executive Vice President/Chief Financial Officer.

Participants may listen to the simultaneous webcast of the conference call by logging onto the company website, choosing “Press Releases” within the Investor Relations section of the website at 10:30 eastern.

In addition, a replay has been arranged, which will air from Tuesday, October 31st at 1:30 p.m. (eastern) through November 7 at 8:00 p.m. The replay will be available on the Company`s website or by dialing 719-457-0820 (access code is 592257).

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) is one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with more than 725 properties in 80 countries and 120,000 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 and 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 Starwood at SOURCE Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.