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