The Season for Great Weekend Rates

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y—(BUSINESS WIRE)—Nov. 10, 2003—Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) Book a Weekend Stay at any Participating Westin, Sheraton or Four Points By Sheraton With Your American Express Card and Receive a Holiday Savings Gift Book Featuring Over $500 in Hotel and Shopping Savings!

Book a weekend stay at any of Starwood Hotels & Resorts` participating Westin, Sheraton or Four Points by Sheraton hotel in the United States and Canada on your American Express(R) Card and receive a fabulous Holiday Savings Gift Book featuring over $500 in hotel and shopping savings from prestigious retailers such as Saks Fifth Avenue, Tourneau and Tumi.

Simply book from now until January 17, 2004 at any participating Westin, Sheraton or Four Points by Sheraton in the U.S. and Canada and take advantage of great weekend rates starting as low as $59 at Four Points by Sheraton, $79 at Sheraton and $99 at Westin.

The Holiday Savings Gift Book features eight certificates that offers exclusive savings which include:

* $100 off a purchase of $375 or more at Tourneau
* $75 mail-in rebate with combined purchase of a qualifying Hewlett-Packard digital camera and HP photo printer
* $50 off a purchase of $250 or more at Saks Fifth Avenue
* $50 discount on a new annual American Airlines Admirals Club membership
* $50 off a purchase of $250 or more at Tumi
* 15% savings on your next purchase at
* 15% discount on any purchase
* $10 off a purchase of $75 or more at Borders


Hotel savings certificates included in the Holiday Savings Gift Book include the following:

* 50% off certificate is valid for 50% off regular rack rates for one to five consecutive nights at any participating Starwood hotel or resort worldwide
* 10% savings on a Starwood Golf Vacation trip if you book before December 31, 2003
* 2 for 1 FREE dinner entree - buy one dinner entree and get the second one free at participating Westin, Sheraton or Four Points by Sheraton hotels. Plus, receive two free Coca-Cola beverages.

For more information on the Holiday Weekends promotions and for complete holiday gift terms and conditions, visit the websites at;; and

To become a Starwood Preferred Guest, please visit or call (877) - STARWOOD. For complete holiday gifts terms and conditions, please visit

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) is one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with more than 740 properties in more than 80 countries and 105,000 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