Starwood expands presence in Australia
Starwood is planning to open the Four Points by Sheraton Sydney, Central Park. Located in the AU$2 billion Central Park urban village, the 297-room new build hotel is scheduled to open in 2018 as part of a mixed-use development.
Four Points by Sheraton opens in Taiwan
Starwood Hotels & Resorts have opened Four Points by Sheraton Penghu, marking the first internationally branded hotel in Magong City, Penghu Island, and the second Four Points hotel in Taiwan, joining Four Points by Sheraton Taipei, Zhonghe. The opening represents the Four Points brand’s robust expansion plans in the region, fueled by mid-market traveler demand for timeless style and comfort all over the world.
Starwood to open four new Dubai hotels
Starwood is planning to open four new hotels in Dubai under Starwood’s Aloft and Element brand flags. Scheduled to open in 2018, the four new Aloft hotels and Element hotel will introduce 816 rooms in Dubai.
Starwood to expand Westin brand in Spain
Starwood Hotels & Resorts has signed a deal to open The Westin La Quinta Golf & Spa Resort, a hotel conversion in March 2016. The agreeement marks the return of The Westin flag to the spectacular Andalusian resort in Benahavis, underscoring strong demand for the brand.
Starwood expands in the Philippines
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide has signed Sheraton Mactan Resort, a new build property comprised of hotel and branded residences on the coral island of Mactan in the Philippines. The new property will open in 2019, followed by the opening of the residences in 2020.
Starwood strengthens Dubai prortfolio
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide is planning to debut the Aloft and Element brands in Dubai. Scheduled to open in 2018, Aloft Dubai Raffa and Element Dubai Raffa will bolster Starwood’s presence in Dubai.
Starwood expands footprint in Colombia
Starwood Hotels & Resorts is strengthening its presence in Colombia with the openings of Four Points Bogota and Four Points Barranquilla. Both hotels are operated by GHL Hotels under franchise agreements.
Westin set to open in Greenwood Village Colorado
The Westin Greenwood Village is set to open in 2016. The newly constructed Starwood property will feature 203 spacious rooms, ample meeting space and all the brand’s signature amenities.
Starwood Hotels expands in Nigeria
Starwood Hotels & Resorts has signed the Four Points by Sheraton Ikot Ekpene, a new build hotel scheduled to debut in 2015. Owned by the Akwa Ibom State Government, Four Points by Sheraton Ikot Ekpene marks Starwood’s 10th hotel in Nigeria.
The Westin, The Woodlands set to open in 2015
Starwood’s Westin brand is set to open its fifth hotel in greater Houston. The Westin, The Woodlands will debut at the end of 2015 within The Woodlands located 27 miles north of downtown Houston.
Le Meridien Tampa set to open
Le Méridien Tampa is making its debut following an adaptive re-use project that has transformed a century-old federal courthouse into the city’s newest hotel. Following a $26 million renovation, Le Méridien Tampa offers 130 contemporary guestrooms, a modern restaurant and state-of-the-art meeting and event space.
Aloft makes debut in Orlando
Starwood’s Aloft brand has made its debut in Orlando, Florida. The Aloft Orlando Downtown features the brand’s signature W XYZ bar, significant outdoor dining space and urban-influenced, modern design. The W XYZ bar will also feature live music with emerging local artists as part of its signature Live at Aloft Hotels program.