Marriott International has announced the appointment of Emmanuel Richardet as general manager of The Westin Turtle Bay Resort & Spa Mauritius.
Marriott International has completed the sale of its long-term leasehold interest in The Westin Maui Resort & Spa, Ka’anapali for approximately $317 million. Marriott will continue to manage the 759-room property under a long-term management agreement.
Westin Hotels & Resorts has announced the opening of The Westin Nashville in the city’s vibrant downtown district. Owned and developed by Castlerock Asset Management and managed by Wischermann Partners, property is a newly built hotel located adjacent to Music City Centre, the city’s new convention centre.
Westin Hotels & Resorts has announced the opening of Egypt’s best kept secret, The Westin Cairo Golf Resort & Spa Katameya Dunes. Owned by New Cairo for Real Estate Investment Company, the resort and spa is located in the prestigious, residential community of Katameya Dunes, anchored by a 27-hole championship golf course designed by world-renowned Nick Faldo and Brian Curley.
Westin Hotels & Resorts has announced the latest in a series of sleep offerings that promise a better slumber for travellers, extending beyond just the guestroom. Challenging the staid in-flight sleep experience, Westin continues to power ahead in partnership with Delta Air Lines with the new Westin Heavenly In-Flight Blanket rolling out in Delta’s First Class cabins starting mid-November.
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.
Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole here chats with Ignace Bauwens, Complex General Manager, The St Regis Dubai, W Dubai, and The Westin Dubai Al Habtoor City, about the major Starwood investment in the United Arab Emirates and what the three new properties will bring to the destination.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide has opened the Westin Soma Bay Golf Resort & Spa at Somabay, marking the debut of the Westin brand in Egypt. Located on its own peninsula, just south of Hurghada on the Red Sea, Somabay offers the perfect beach holiday getaway.
Westin Hotels & Resorts will soon open its first property in Daytona Beach, Florida. The Westin Daytona Beach Resort & Spa will open by fall 2016, following a $20 million gut renovation of the previously independent beachfront resort.
The Westin Chicago River North has completed an extensive renovation that resulted in the transformation of its 429 guestrooms and 20th floor Executive Club Lounge.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts is planning the opening of The Westin Jekyll Island, a 200-room, convention-class, beachfront hotel on Georgia’s acclaimed barrier island. It is one of six new Westin hotels opening in North America this year and follows the brand’s 200th opening worldwide in 2014.
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.