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Fred Smits appointed general manager of Westin Dublin

Fred Smits appointed general manager of Westin Dublin

18 April 2013 Press Release Hotel News

Westin Hotels & Resorts announces the appointment of Fred Smits as General Manager of The Westin Dublin.  Fred joins The Westin Dublin from the Sheraton Amsterdam Airport Hotel & Conference Center where he was Executive Assistant Manager.

Westin brand launches in Sacramento

Westin brand launches in Sacramento

8 April 2013 Hotel News

Accelerating portfolio growth in dynamic markets across the globe, Starwood Hotels has introduced its Westin brand to Sacramento, California. The 100-room Westin Sacramento has opened its doors following a $3.2 million renovation.

Westin launches innovative New Balance gear lending programme

Westin launches innovative New Balance gear lending programme

7 March 2013 Press Release Hotel News

Following a successful pilot programme, Westin Hotels & Resorts has launched its innovative fitness gear lending programme with New Balance.  Reinforcing the brand’s ongoing commitment to making fitness convenient for travellers, all 190 Westin hotels around the world are now offering the exclusive product loan programme to guests, enabling more travellers to stay healthy and fit on the road.

Westin Hotels to open 200th hotel in 2013

Westin Hotels to open 200th hotel in 2013

5 March 2013 Press Release Hotel News

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide announced that its Westin brand expects to open its 200th hotel in 2013, driven by robust international demand and the phenomenal success of the brand’s distinct wellbeing positioning. Westin will open 11 new hotels this year, the vast majority outside the United States in fast-growing markets including China, India, Singapore and Panama.

Westin opens in Chennai, India

Westin opens in Chennai, India

2 March 2013 Hotel News

The Westin Chennai Velachery has opened its doors in the fast growing business district of Chennai in the Southern part of India. The hotel is the sixth Westin hotel in India and the first out of seven new Westin hotels expected to open in 2013 across Asia Pacific.

Westin Sacramento to open in April

Westin Sacramento to open in April

23 February 2013 Press Release Hotel News

Owned by Urban Commons/Brighton Management, the 100-room property formerly known as Le Rivage Hotel will undergo a $3.2 million renovation prior to re-opening under the Westin flag.

Westin opens hotel Panama

Westin opens hotel Panama

9 January 2013 Press Release Hotel News

Accelerating portfolio growth in Latin America, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide today announced the opening of its second Westin hotel in Panama. Ideally located in Costa del Este, Panama City’s newest, upscale corporate and financial center, The Westin Panama is the third Starwood property developed and operated by Bern Hotels & Resorts, Panama’s largest hotel developer and operator.

Westin Hotels & Resorts unveils new nature-inspired public space concept

Westin Hotels & Resorts unveils new nature-inspired public space concept

15 August 2012 Press Release Hotel News

Westin Hotels & Resorts announces that it is applying its industry leading, design-driven approach to the new public space design, allowing travelers to stay balanced, refreshed and connected on the road. Designed with guests’ well-being in mind, the new lobby concept serves as a modern-day oasis for today’s demanding travelers by incorporating natural design elements, flexible and functional zoning and conveniently-located retail and grab & go areas.