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Starwood rolls out brands to Middle East

4 July 2006 Press Release Hotel News

Starwood has now fully integrated Le Meridien’s reservations, distribution, loyalty and sales functions into its systems. Its loyalty programme, Moments, no longer exists and the hotel group will join Starwood Preferred Guest.

Starwood Acquires Bliss from LVMH

21 January 2004 Press Release Hotel News

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) announced today that it has acquired Bliss from LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton, the world`s leading luxury goods group. As part of the acquisition, Starwood plans to launch Bliss spas in its W Hotels. The first Bliss spa designed for W Hotels is expected to debut at the W New York late this year, followed by spas in the W New York - Times Square, the W Los Angeles - Westwood, W San Francisco, the W Chicago - Lakeshore and the W Chicago - City Center. Additional Bliss Spas in the U.S. and abroad will be rolled out as W Hotels continues its rapid global expansion.

Starwood Honored Again by EPA

2 April 2003 Press Release Hotel News

2003 - For the second year in a row the Environmental Protection Agency has named Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) as an ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year for its outstanding contribution to reducing greenhouse gas emissions through leadership in energy management. Starwood`s accomplishments will be recognized at an awards ceremony in Washington, D.C. on April 15th, 2003.

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Acquires Danbury Hilton Hotel

13 May 1998 Press Release Hotel News

Starwood Hotels & Resorts, the nation’s largest hotel real estate investment trust and Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., a hotel and gaming operating company (NYSE:HOT) today announced the acquisition of the 242-room Danbury Hilton Hotel in Danbury, Connecticut from Danbury Hotel Associates, I.P., a Connecticut partnership, for a purchase price of $20 million, or approximately $80,000 per key. Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. will continue to manage the property.

Starwood Sells G-V Aircraft For $39 Million In Cash

4 May 1998 Press Release Hotel News

Starwood Hotels & Resorts (the Trust) and Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (the Corporation) NYSE:HOT announced today the sale of its Gulfstream-V aircraft for approximately $39 million in cash to an undisclosed buyer.

Starwood Names Arthur Andersen LLP Independent Auditors

1 May 1998 Press Release Hotel News

Starwood Hotels & Resorts (the “Trust”) and Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (the Corporation) NYSE:HOT said today that the Board of Trustees and the Board of Directors named Arthur Andersen LLP as independent auditors for the companies.