Aloft Hotels is enhancing its in-room entertainment with the introduction of a new streaming solution which will enable guests to stream content, safely and securely, from their smart devices directly to their guest room televisions.
Starwood is planning to operate The Westin Coolum Resort & Spa in Queensland’s Sunshine Coast. Slated to open in 2021, the resort will be part of a proposed mixed use development featuring retail shops and boutiques, plus luxury apartments.
Starwood has signed an agreement to open a 192-room Aloft on Dubai’s Palm Jumeirah. Scheduled to open in 2017, Aloft Dubai, The Palm will be the brand’s first resort in the Middle East, when it opens its doors as the first mid-market hotel brand on the island.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide has confirmed strong continued growth in North America, following its 5th consecutive year of increased signings with 92 new hotel deals in 2015, an increase of 44 percent over the previous year. During 2015, the company also opened 43 new hotels, nearly double the 2014 number.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts has broken ground on its first Westin hotel in Sarasota, Florida. Developed by Kolter Hospitality, The Westin Sarasota will open in the summer of 2016 as part of a brand-new development in Sarasota’s vibrant arts district, featuring 255 spacious rooms and spectacular waterfront views.
Starwood Hotels is set to debut the iconic W Hotels brand in Brisbane, in the state of Queensland, Australia. Scheduled to open in early 2018 as part of a mixed-use development, W Brisbane will bring a new interpretation of modern luxury to George Street at the western end of the central business district, overlooking the Brisbane River.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide has announced plans to expand its rapidly growing Aloft and Element brands with the signing of a dual-hotel development in London. Scheduled to open in early 2017, the new-build Aloft and Element hotels will offer an exciting range of accommodation in the heart of the historic Tobacco Dock area of East London.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts has announced that its trailblasing, eco-wise Element brand is picking up momentum in Florida with plans for an Orlando debut. Built green from the ground up, Element Orlando North is scheduled to open in July 2015 as part of the redevelopment of Orlando Fashion Square on Colonial Drive.
Starwood’s Aloft brand is set to debut in New York in June. The 132-room Aloft Syracuse Inner Harbor will feature the brand’s signature W XYZ bar, Splash pool, 24-hour fitness center and 690 square feet of flexible meeting space, ideal for both business meetings and social gatherings.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts today announced at the Asia Pacific Incentives and Meetings Expos (AIME) that it plans to forge ahead with expansion in Australia and the Pacific, opening six new hotels and resorts this year. Reflecting strong demand in the region, the vigorous growth will be fuelled by Sheraton, Starwood’s largest and most global brand
Just as the company’s footprint has grown significantly, its most valuable guests have also increased their loyalty to Starwood around the globe. Despite the global economic crisis, Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) active membership has grown by 56 percent over the last five years.