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BTN spotlight: Westin Miyako, Kyoto

BTN spotlight: Westin Miyako, Kyoto

4 September 2009 Focus

The 120-year-old Westin Miyako is one of Kyoto’s oldest and best loved hotels. As Japan welcomes a new government and Prime Minister to power, BTN’s Daniel Rourke spoke to Junko Funakoshi, Westin Miyako’s Manager of Advertising and Public Relations, about growing markets and changing ideas in Kyoto and Japan.

Ten Years Later Westin Hotels is Still the Best in Bed

20 May 2009 Press Release Hotel News

Ten years later, consumers and critics agree - Westin Hotels & Resorts is still the best in bed. Westin Hotels turned the travel industry on its head and sparked a hotel bedding revolution with the 1999 launch of the Heavenly Bed®: an icon that inspired countless imitators ignited the hotel-bed wars and jump-started the hotel retail phenomenon. In the decade since, more than 75 million guests have tucked themselves into Heavenly Beds at Westin hotels around the world

Green candlelight on China Westin Beijing Financial Street

23 March 2009 Press Release Hotel News

The Westin Beijing Financial Street will participate in Earth Hour, a global environmental awareness event organized by the World Wildlife Fund for Nature (WWF), on March 28, 2009, to send a powerful global message about environmental awareness and caring for the planet.  The Westin Beijing Financial Street will observe Earth Hour by turning off its lights and taking other energy-saving measures for one full hour further underscoring Starwood Hotels & Resorts commitment to environmental sustainability.

Spatacular - the Westin Chaoyang Beijing

24 September 2008 Press Release Spa News

The new Westin Hotel Chaoyang in Beijing, which opened for the Olympics and hosted the likes of George Bush Jnr and Snr, has quickly established itself as one the Chinese capital’s landmark hotels.Mary Aziz went to find out what the Heavenly Spa at this new landmark had to offer.

Charlie Dang, The Westin Financial St, Beijing @ Olympics - Beijing 2008

Charlie Dang, The Westin Financial St, Beijing @ Olympics - Beijing 2008

24 August 2008 Videos

Charlie Dang is one of the key players in the Chinese hospitality industry. He is the Area Managing Director of Northern China for Starwood Hotels and Resorts, as well as the GM of the Westin Beijing Financial Street, which was voted “China’s Leading Conference Hotel” at the World Travel Awards in June.

BTN talks to China’s rising star hotelier

20 August 2008 Press Release Tourism News

Daniel Aylmer is one of the rising stars of the Chinese hospitality industry. He talks to BTN about his role as General Manager of the brand new, über-luxurious Westin Beijing Chaoyang and what it was like to host George Bush, Jnr and Snr, during the Olympics.

Westin backs smoke-free lifestyle

21 September 2006 Press Release Hotel News

Westin Hotels & Resorts has teamed with celebrity jewelry designer Mauri Pioppo to create a talisman necklace in support of smoke-free living.