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Starwood to Debut New Tribute Hotel in Hokkaido, Japan

Starwood to Debut New Tribute Hotel in Hokkaido, Japan

Starwood announced plans to open a new Tribute brand hotel in Hokkaido, Japan this December.  The Kiroro, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel, Hokkaido will be located at the base of a mountain in the Kiroro Resort, a world-renowned skiing destination.
The property will have 282 guestrooms and suites, as well as four restaurants and bars.  The hotel will also have a pool and fitness center.
Over 15,069 square feet (1,400 square meters) of …

New Sheraton Opens in Bucharest, Romania

New Sheraton Opens in Bucharest, Romania

Starwood announced the opening of the Sheraton Bucharest hotel in Romania.  The property is the first Starwood hotel to open in the country.
The hotel has 270 guestrooms, 28 of which are suites.  In addition, the Sheraton Club Lounge, which SPG Gold and Preferred members can use Starpoints to upgrade to, offers complimentary breakfast, drinks, and Wi-Fi Internet.
The property has a fitness center, as well as spa facilities.  The hotel also …

New Westin Hotel to Open in Daytona Beach

New Westin Hotel to Open in Daytona Beach

Starwood announced that it will open the Westin Daytona Beach Resort and Spa in Florida in fall 2016.  The property will be the first Westin hotel in the city.
The property will have 200 guestrooms and will be located on the beach.  The hotel will have an Olympic-size outdoor pool and a 5,000-square-foot (464-square-meter) spa.
There will be over 25,000 square feet (2,322 square meters) of indoor and outdoor meeting and event …

Starwood Introduces New Sheraton Grand Brand

Starwood Introduces New Sheraton Grand Brand

Starwood announced the introduction of its new brand, Sheraton Grand. The hotel company debuted new Sheraton Grand properties in Bangalore, Beijing, Dubai, Edinburg, Miyazaki, Seoul, Taipei, Bangkok, Tokyo, and Rio de Janeiro.
The new brand is part of the hotelier’s Sheraton 2020 program, a new program intended to revamp and improve its Sheraton brand of hotels. Starwood will transform over 100 of its top Sheraton properties into Sheraton Grand hotels, primarily …

Dual-Branded Aloft and Element Property to Open Next to Dallas Love Field

Dual-Branded Aloft and Element Property to Open Next to Dallas Love Field

Starwood announced that it plans to open a dual-branded Aloft and Element hotel near Dallas Love Field in December 2016.  The Aloft Dallas Love Field and Element Dallas Love Field will be located one mile from the airport.
The two hotels will be located within one building with a common entrance, although there will be separate ground floor lobbies and elevators.  The Aloft property will have 113 guestrooms, as well as …

New Westin Ski Resort to Open in Japan’s Rusutsu Resort Region

New Westin Ski Resort to Open in Japan’s Rusutsu Resort Region

Starwood announced that it will open a new Westin ski resort hotel in the Rusutsu resort region of Hokkaido, the second largest island in Japan, by December of this year.  The Westin Rusutsu Resort will be Starwood’s first ski resort property in the country.
The property will have 210 guestrooms and suites, with some suites offering up to seven beds for larger groups or families.  The hotel will also have a …

W Montreal Hotel to Offer In-Room Fitness Instruction

W Montreal Hotel to Offer In-Room Fitness Instruction

The W Montreal, a Starwood property, and Lift Digital, a personal training service, will offer live personal fitness sessions in hotel guestrooms.
Hotel guests will be able to access Lift Session, a live online fitness platform, from their rooms.  Lift Session provides fitness training, instruction, analysis, and monitoring through iPads and TVs.
At the W Montreal, certified Lift Session instructors will be provided by Vsquare Gym, a high-end boutique fitness club based …