Starwood Celebrates Black History Month

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) is celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.`s birthday and Black History Month with great weekend (Friday through Sunday) rates at its hotels in New York City, Philadelphia, Washington D.C., Baltimore and Atlanta.

“With many cities offering cultural events, exhibits and attractions to celebrate our nation`s African-American heritage, Black History Month is a terrific reason to travel and we hope that these rates will give guests yet another incentive to visit these cities rich in African-American history,” said Barry S. Sternlicht, Starwood`s Chairman and CEO.
Kicking off January 17th through the month of February, Starwood`s Black History promotion includes late checkout, plus kids under 12 eat free. In addition, Starwood has developed a Web site ( that details African-American cultural activities in each participating city. The following hotels are participating in Starwood`s Black History Month celebration:

New York City; $189 to $249—The Westin New York at Times Square, Essex House - A Westin Hotel,
Sheraton Russell Hotel, Sheraton New York Manhattan, Sheraton New York
Hotel & Towers, W New York, W New York at Times Square, W New York -
Union Square, W New York - The Court, W New York - The Tuscany

Philadelphia: $74 to $139— The Westin Philadelphia, Sheraton Society Hill Hotel, Sheraton
Suites Philadelphia Airport Hotel

Washington D.C. & Baltimore: $75 to $149—The Westin Grand, The Westin Embassy Row, Sheraton National Hotel,
Sheraton Inner Harbor Hotel, Four Points by Sheraton Washington D.C.
Downtown, Capitol Hill Suites


Atlanta: $89—The Westin Peachtree Plaza, Sheraton Atlanta Hotel, Sheraton
Midtown Atlanta at Colony Square

Travelers can book online at or call 877/782-0071 and mention promo code BHMDM. Reservations may also be made through travel professionals.

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with 750 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 franchisor 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