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Westin Jekyll Island Hotel Opens in Georgia

Westin Jekyll Island Hotel Opens in Georgia

Starwood announced the opening of the Westin Jekyll Island in Georgia.  Located on Jekyll Island, one of the state’s barrier islands, the hotel is one of six Westin properties that are slated to open in North America this year.
The hotel is part of the Jekyll Island Beach Village project, which also includes an oceanfront promenade, village green, restaurants, upscale boutiques, and the 128,000-square-foot (11,891-square-meter) Jekyll Island Convention Center.  All of …

Starwood Introduces Tribute Brand of Hotels

Starwood Introduces Tribute Brand of Hotels

Starwood announced the debut of its new Tribute brand of hotels, with the opening of the Royal Palm South Beach Miami.
The new brand, Starwood’s tenth, will be comprised of independent luxury hotels, and will complement the company’s Luxury Collection brand.  Starwood said that it plans to have Tribute hotels located in high-demand destinations where members of its SPG loyalty program regularly travel, but where Starwood properties are not predominant.
In addition …

Starwood Debuts New Luxury Collection Hotel in Kyoto, Japan

Starwood Debuts New Luxury Collection Hotel in Kyoto, Japan

Starwood announced the opening of the Suiran, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Kyoto in Japan.  The hotel is the first Luxury Collection property to open in the country.
Located in the Arashiyama district in the city of Kyoto, the hotel has 39 guestrooms, ranging from 500 to 1,000 square feet (46 to 92 square meters).  Each room has a 42” LCD TV, a refrigerator, and minibar.
Guests can dine at the hotel’s Kyo …

New St. Regis Hotel Opens in Istanbul

New St. Regis Hotel Opens in Istanbul

Starwood announced the opening of the St. Regis Istanbul hotel in Turkey. The property is the first St. Regis hotel to be located in the country.
The hotel is situated in the Nisantasi district, also known as the 5th Avenue of Istanbul, and was designed by famed Turkish architect Emre Arolat. All of the property’s 118 guestrooms have floor-to-ceiling windows that offer views of the Bosphorus.
Guests can dine at the hotel’s …

New Element Hotel Opens in Fargo, North Dakota

New Element Hotel Opens in Fargo, North Dakota

Starwood announced the opening of a new Element hotel in Fargo, North Dakota.  The Element Fargo is the first Element property in the state.
The hotel’s 130 guestrooms and suites all have kitchens and LED TVs, as well as bathrooms with rainforest showerheads.  Complimentary Wi-Fi Internet is also provided.
The property hosts a 24-hour fitness center, a sauna, and indoor saline pool.  In addition, guests can explore the surrounding area using the …

New Aloft Hotel Opens in Silicon Valley

New Aloft Hotel Opens in Silicon Valley

Starwood announced the launch of a new Aloft hotel in Sunnyvale, California.  Sunnyvale is one of the major cities in the region known as Silicon Valley.
The Aloft Sunnyvale is located across from the Sunnyvale Town Center, a mixed-use development that includes shops, restaurants, and entertainment options.
The hotel has 85 rooms, and complimentary wireless Internet is available throughout the property.  The hotel also has a 24-hour fitness center.
Guests can dine at …

Sheraton New York Times Square Unveils Renovations to Meeting Space

Sheraton New York Times Square Unveils Renovations to Meeting Space

Starwood announced the completion of a $2.2 million renovation at the Sheraton New York Times Square hotel in Manhattan. The hotel revamped some 11,000 square feet (5,574 square meters) of its lower level meeting space, including public spaces, the entry lounge, and 13 meeting rooms.
All areas received new carpet, lighting, and wall coverings. The meeting rooms now have high-tech boardroom tables that are pre-wired to meet computer and audio-visual requirements.
In …