Starwood Hotels & Resorts is opening the Sheraton Xishuangbanna Hotel, marking Starwood’s entry in Yunnan Province, and the first internationally-branded hotel with on-site hot springs in the Prefecture of Xishuangbanna. Xishuangbanna, located at the extreme southern tip of Yunnan Provincel, comprises 326 guest rooms and suites, all equipped with a balcony with expansive views of the tropical rainforest landscape.
Turkey is gearing up for its first Four Points by Sheraton property, following a franchise agreement between Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide and Ever Group for the new-build Four Points by Sheraton Istanbul Dudullu. With an opening scheduled for the end of 2014, the The 182-room property is to be the inaugural Starwood hotel to open on the Asian side of Istanbul.
Sheraton Reserva do Paiva Hotel & Convention Center has opened its doors near Brazil’s northeast region of Recife. The property was developed by the Portuguese group Promovalor and Brazilian group Odebrecht Realizações Imobiliárias under a long-term management contract with Sheraton Hotels & Resorts.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts has announced that the Sheraton Algarve Hotel at Pine Cliffs Resort will commence a phased renovation incorporating all rooms, public areas and food and beverage outlets. In addition, an extension will be added to the property providing seventy-eight new luxury suites, a new Italian restaurant, a state of the art Health spa and underground parking facilities.
Mazen Al Mhanna, Director of Sales & Marketing - Sheraton Kuwait, A Luxury Collection Hotel
Starwood Hotels & Resorts today announced that its global powerhouse Sheraton Hotels has returned to the Dominican Republic with the opening of Sheraton Santo Domingo Hotel. Formerly known as Melia Santo Domingo, the newly renovated hotel offers 255 luxurious rooms and suites with breathtaking ocean views.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts has announced its world-renowned Sheraton brand has expanded its footprint in Thailand with the opening of Sheraton Hua Hin Pranburi Villas in Prachuap Khirikhan, a province famed for its sandy coastline and popular resort towns of Hua Hin and Pranburi. The converted and rebranded 55-villa property is owned by Honor Business Company Limited, a Bangkok-based property development firm that also owns the 240-room Sheraton Hua Hin Resort & Spa.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide today announced its iconic Sheraton®brand has arrived in Memphis, Tennessee, following the strategic conversion of a prime downtown property. Sheraton Memphis Downtown Hotel is connected to the Memphis Cook Convention Center at the heart of the city’s vibrant downtown.
The Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa in Edinburgh has promoted Melissa Raffaelli to the role of Director of Sales. Melissa joined the Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa in 2002 as a Guest Services Agent in the Front Office, before transferring to the Spa Reception and eventually moving into Group and Events Sales.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, today announced the opening of Sheraton San Jose, marking the return of the Sheraton brand into Costa Rica, one of the most important travel destinations in the Americas. Managed by GHL Hoteles, the 172 room hotel will offer all of the brand’s signature amenities and services, including Sheraton Club Lounge, the all-white Sheraton Sweet Sleeper(R) bed, designed to meet AAA’s Five Diamond Award(R) criteria, [email protected] experienced with Microsoft(R), and Sheraton Fitness programmed by Core(R) Performance.
Mazen Al-Mhanna, director, sales & marketing, Sheraton Kuwait Hotel & Towers, speaks to Breaking Travel News at the World Travel Awards Middle East Gala Ceremony at Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa.